All certified individuals are required to maintain their certification by submitting Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) as well as be a full member.
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Certified IT Architect – Foundation (CITA-F)
Certified individuals will demonstrate awareness of the Foundation ITABoK through a multiple choice exam.
Certified IT Architect – Associate (CITA-A)
Certified individuals will demonstrate practical application of Associate ITABoK and their Specialization ITABoK through multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, short answer and design challenge questions.
Certified IT Architect – Specialist (CITA-S)
Certified individuals will demonstrate excellence and experience in applying skills and knowledge from ITABoK, Skills Taxonomy and Specialization through experience documentation, presentation and panel interviews.
Certified IT Architect – Professional (CITA-P)
Certified individuals will demonstrate synthesis and industry leadership in the the Skills Taxonomy, their primary Specialization, depth in a particular Domain or Sub-Specialization, as well as significant contribution to industry through research, mentoring and other contributions. This will be demonstrated through experience documentation, presentation, contribution description and verification and panel interviews.