Why be certified?
Certifications provide public sector technology professionals with educational experiences that will enhance their abilities to serve as leaders in their jurisdictions and behalf of the state.
Who is eligible for certification?
Certification programs are open to technology professionals at all levels in state agencies as well as in any city, county, school district, constitutional office, quasi-governmental, or non-profit organization. Technology professionals in private companies are accepted at the discretion of program leadership.
What certifications can I attain?
The Certified Public Technology Manager Program (CPTM) serves those in or working toward a team leader, supervisory or managerial role. It is aimed at emerging and current team, departmental and project leaders who wish to expand their management skills. Learn more »
The Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) program serves those who presently are or who are working toward executive leadership positions as Chief Information Officers or those functioning in a CIO capacity. Learn more »
When are certification classes offered?
The CPTM program's 12-month cycle begins each July. Learn more »
The CGCIO program is 18 months long. It begins in February and concludes in July of the following year. Learn more »