Washington University in St. Louis

Industry Credentials

For over 40 years, Washington University's Technology and Leadership Center has taken every step to prepare students to reach their full potential. We utilize industry-recognized exams to keep you and your staff on the cutting edge of IT and business. Entry-level staff, mid-management and the C-suite can uphold professional standards, master critical skills and respond seamlessly to new challenges through certification. 

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Project managers with PMP, earned on average 22% more than those without PMP certification.

-PMI's Project Management Salary Survey


CISSP is one of the most sought-after IT credentials in the world. Over 135,000 job openings asked for CISSP in the past year, and it is the #1 most-requested cybersecurity certification nationwide.




Business Analysts who hold CBAP Certifications earn 19% than non-certified BAs




A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) professional helps organizations implement policies to secure critical business assets with certainty. This important role and certification generate an average salary of $134,460 per year.



The ITIL Foundation is ranked top 10 on its list of top-paying IT certifications, with certified professionals earning an average salary of $120,556.

-The Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report

    Boost Your Career

    (ISC)² is an international, nonprofit membership association for information security leaders. We’re committed to helping members learn, grow and thrive. More than 140,000 certified members touch every aspect of information security. 
    PMI Institute
    Founded in 1969, the Project Management Institute (PMI) delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research.
    The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills.
    Scrum Alliance
    The Scrum Alliance vision is to “Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable. 
    Today’s world is powered by information and technology, and ISACA equips professionals with the knowledge, credentials, education and community to advance their careers and transform their organizations.
    ITIL is a widely accepted approach to IT Service Management (ITSM), which has been adopted by individuals and organizations across the world.

    As the global thought leader and voice of the business analysis community IIBA actively supports, recognizes and works to maintain global standards for the ongoing development of the practice and certifications.

    Scaled Agile-1
    Certified SAFe professionals are globally recognized for their ability to support the successful transformation of organizations into Lean-Agile enterprise.
    CompTIA's unparalleled programs set industry standards, foster skills development and generate knowledge and insight every day. CompTIA, along with their members, are building the foundation for technology’s future.
    International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) is a community-driven organization that consists of pioneers, experts, and trusted advisors. ICAgile is not just another certification body. They are changing the way people do agile by helping them become agile.