CIW Certifications



CIW Associate


Certified CIW Associates possess the basic hands-on skills and knowledge that Internet professionals are expected to understand and use. Foundational skills include basic knowledge of Internet technologies, network infrastructure, and Web authoring using HTML.


CIW Professional

CIW candidates attain CIW Professional status upon earning the CIW Associate certification and passing any one of eight CIW job-role exams. CIW Professional certifications can be earned in disciplines such as Web site design, security, server administration, application development or database management.

CIW Security Analyst

Security Analysts protect an organization's assets and operations. This CIW-certified professional has earned a Master CIW Administrator certification or holds a vendor-specific networking certification before passing the CIW Security Professional exam.

Master CIW Administrator

This certification prepares professionals for a successful career in network, system or intranet administration. The Master CIW Administrator identifies and defines network architecture, administers corporate infrastructure and servers, monitors and analyzes network performance, and implements and manages network security.

CIW Web Developer

This specialized job role for CIW validates the skills and knowledge required to assemble and maintain JavaTM-based Web applications. Web Developers focus on the business-requirements aspect of the application development cycle.

Master CIW  Designer

This certification can lead to a successful career as a Web designer, creative director, Web marketing/ business specialist or art director. Master CIW Designers develop and maintain Web sites using authoring and scripting languages, create content and digital media, and employ standards and technologies for both business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce Web sites.

Master CIW Enterprise Developer

This certification prepares skilled professionals to develop enterprise-wide Web-enabled applications and implement complex e-business solutions. Master CIW Enterprise Developers have advanced skills in database management, distributed object computing, scripting and programming languages, and language theory.

Master CIW i-Accelerate


The Certified Internet Webmaster’s Master CIW Administrator i-Accelerate “offers a fast track for Microsoft and Novell professionals to earn the Master CIW Administrator certification.”


Master CIW WebSite Manager


This certification validates a cross-functional set of Web skills necessary to act as Web manager for a business or department. Master CIW Web Site Managers have proven proficiencies in basic networking, Web site design techniques, Web authoring and scripting languages, and server administration.




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