The Benefits of Professional Certification

IIBA Certification

At International Institute of Business Analysis(IIBA®), we are dedicated to the development and maintenance of standards for the practice of business analysis and for the certification and recognition of practitioners.

IIBA®'s multi-level, competency-based certification program recognizes a BA professional's knowledge and skills and supports their lifelong BA career progression.

Why should I become IIBA certified?

There are many good reasons to earn a professional certification or certificate:

  • Personal and professional recognition
  • Increased income – 16% average increase in salary if you are certified *Source:
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Added Value to your Resume
  • 14% growth percentage between 2014-2024 for BA roles *Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Program

IIBA Certification program offers certification levels to support a career path for the ever evolving and growing business analysis professional. Each level is competency-based  and aligned with BABOK® Guide Version 3 . *Certification levels do not need to be completed in order.

Recognizes individuals entering the field of business analysis.
Recognizes BA professionals who have 2-3 years of
business analysis experience.
Recognizes BA professionals who manage and lead with over 5 years of business analysis experience.


For more information on the Certification Levels, visit the Certification page at

Specialized Certifications

Showcase your specific expertise at the associate, professional or expert levels with a specialized certification.

Strengthens your skills and expertise, focusing on applying an agile perspective within a business analysis framework.

Experience the many benefits that earning an IIBA designation offers today, tomorrow, and throughout your career. APPLY TODAY!