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Software Certifications

International Software Certifications Board (ISCB)

Software Certifications offers eleven Professional Certifications that covers five major domains listed below. Since its inception in 1980, the ISCB has certified IT professionals worldwide and has become recognized as the standard for information technology quality assurance professionals. The certifications offered worldwide by the ISCB are as follows:

Certified Associate in Software Quality (CASQ)
Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA)
Certified Manager of Software Quality (CMSQ)
Certified Associate in Software Testing (CAST)
Certified Software Tester (CSTE)
Certified Manager of Software Testing (CMST)

Buisness Analyst
Certified Associate Business Analyst (CABA)
Certified Software Business Analyst (CSBA)

Process Engineering
Certified Software Process Engineer (CSPE)
Certified Quantitative Software Process Engineer (CQSPE)
Project Management
Certified Software Project Manager (CSPM)

The certifications offered by the ISCB are administered by QAI Global Institute (QAI). QAI is a global workforce development and consulting organization addressing the education and 'Operational Excellence' needs of information technology, information technology enabled and knowledge intensive organizations. QAI Global Institute conducts instructor led trainings (ILT), career programs, exam preparatory training and certification for both individuals and organizations.


Before scheduling and examination appointment, you must have already:

  1. Met the prerequisites for the certification;
  2. Created an account in the Software Certifications Customer Portal or logged into your existing account;
  3. Completed an online Certification Candidacy Application, and paid the application fee;
  4. Received an examination authorization email from Pearson VUE providing you with your login details and notifying you that you are now eligible to start the scheduling process.

Your examination authorization email will provide you with the last dates you are eligible to take the exam. It is up to you to make an appointment and take the exam before the eligibility expires. Exam appointments may be made up to one business day in advance. Locations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Pearson VUE offers a variety of scheduling options:

  • Schedule Test Online
  • Schedule Test Over the Phone
Last updated 2013-01-02