Certifications Available:

  • Certified Software Quality Analyst(CSQA)

  • Certified Manager of Software Quality (CMSQ)

  • Certified Software Tester (CSTE)

  • Certified Manager of Software Testing (CMST)

  • Certified Software Project Manager (CSPM)

  • Certified Associate in Software Quality (CSAQ)

  • Certified Associate in Software Testing (CAST)

  • Certified Software Business Analyst (CSBA)

  • Certified Software Process Engineer (CSPE)

  • Certified Quantitative Software Process Engineer (CQSPE)

Full detail at Software Certifications

Apply for Candidacy:

To quality for candidacy, each candidate must meet one of four(4) pre-requisites and have worked in the information services field within the prior 18 months.

Full detail at Software Certifications

Certification Study Materials and Study Groups:

All Certification study materials are available directly from at Software Certifications.

Study groups may be available. These are informal and led by volunteers. If you are willing to lead a group, or would like to participate in a group, please contact Education Chair, Laspe,Elisabeth

Certification Exams:

Certification examinations are available 'on demand' via computer. These can be scheduled through the Customer Service Portal at Software Certifications


Grace Periods for Re-Certification:

There are no Grace Periods for recertification. All recertification material must be provided prior to certification expiration dates.

Recertification Now Available Online:

Candidates can now maintain, edit, submit their recertification journal online through the Customer Portal at Software Certifications.


QAI website for Certification information, study materials, exam registration, recertification journal:Software Certifications.

If questions remain, please contact Barbara Ainsworth (mail to:ainsworth@papadocs.com), board member responsible for Certifications.