Pegasystems Certified Professional Programs

Pega Academy™ has created a worldwide community of thousands of Pega Certified Professionals, drawn together by their commitment to excel in their ability to optimize the value of Pega solutions.

The Professional Certification Program has been established to attest that individuals have the appropriate skills and body of knowledge to be a primary contributor for a successful Pega implementation and roll-out. Based on your interest, role or career path, you can register for one of the exams below and become a part of our growing professional community.

Please Note:

The CPMC exam for version 7.13 (PEGACPMC71V2) is now available. Registration for the Certified Pega Marketing Consultant (CPMC) Version 7.1 exam will close on May 31, 2016. No retakes will be allowed.

Registration for the Certified Customer Service Business Architect (CCBA) closed on December 31, 2015. All earned CCBA certifications remain valid.

Listing of Available Exams:

  • CCSA (Certified Customer Service System Architect) Exam
  • CDA (Certified DCO Architect) Exam
  • CLSA (Certified Lead System Architect) Exam - Part 1
  • CPBA (Certified Pega Business Architect) Exam
  • CPDC (Certified Pega Decisioning Consultant) exam
  • CPMC (Certified Pega Marketing Consultant) Exam
  • CSA (Certified System Architect) Exam
  • CSPMC (Certified Senior Pega Marketing Consultant) Exam
  • CSSA (Certified Senior System Architect) Exam
  • CUIS (Certified UI Specialist) Exam

Pegasystems Certification Certificates

To retrieve a soft copy of your certification, click on your Pega Academy Username, then select View Transcript. Please allow up to 10 days for your exam results to be available in your PDN Transcript.

For more information including PDN Registration, please visit the FAQs on

Please note: the email address you provide when registering is the email address where you will receive notification of the availability of your PDF certificate.


First-time test takers must create a Pearson VUE web account. Appointments may be made up to one business day in advance.

Exam Preparation

Your Path to Certification

Pega Academy delivers in-depth programs that are designed, developed and taught by certified experts to support increasing your skills.
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Exam Retake Rule:

  • Each exam may be taken for a total of 3 times in a 12 month period. The 12 month period starts from the date the first exam is taken. For example, if the first exam is taken on May 1, 2014, a candidate may take the same exam 2 more times before May 1, 2015.
  • Please see for additional questions regarding the Pegasystems Certification Program.

NDA Important to note:

  • Every Pegasystems exam will require you to accept the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).
  • You are given up to 5 minutes of your total 90 minute exam to accept this agreement.
  • If you do not accept the agreement the testing system will shut your appointment off immediately.
  • This is a standard agreement that is widely used across the industry.
  • If you would like to review the NDA in detail, please find it located here:
Last updated 2016-05-16