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Pega Certifications

Prove your commitment to excellence while keeping your skills relevant and you in-demand.


Business Architect Certifications

Bottom line meets top technology.

Pega Certified Business Architect

The Pega Certified Business Architect (PCBA) certification concentrates on the ability to participate in the design and construction of a Pega application. PCBAs possess the fundamental, essential skills needed for analyzing, designing, and creating business requirements and specifications in the Pega application.

PLEASE NOTE: The PCBA version 8.6 certification exam is now available! If you wish to take the PCBA 8.5 exam, please review the PCBA 8.5 exam information page. The PCBA 8.5 exam will be retired on November 30, 2021. The PCBA 8.4 exam was retired on April 30, 2021, however the French, German, and Japanese language versions will remain available until November 30, 2021; email Pega Certification for access details.

Need a more hands-on class? View the Class Schedule for Instructor-Led courses!

System Architect Certifications

Building the applications of the future.

Pega Certified System Architect

The Pega Certified System Architect (PCSA) Career Path is for developers and technical staff members who want to learn how to develop Pega applications. This certification provides a baseline measurement on your knowledge of Pega Platform.

PLEASE NOTE: The PCSA version 8.6 certification exam is now available! If you wish to take the PCSA 8.5 exam, please review the PCSA 8.5 exam information page. The PCSA 8.5 exam will be retired on November 30, 2021. The PCSA 8.4 exam was retired on April 30, 2021; however the French, German, Japanese, and Portuguese-Brazilian language versions will remain available until November 30, 2021; email Pega Certification for access details.

Need a more hands-on class? View the Class Schedule for Instructor-Led courses!


Pega Certified Senior System Architect

Becoming a Pega Certified Senior System Architect (PCSSA) is for Pega Certified System Architects who wish to increase their Pega skills. This certification validates your ability to use Pega to design and build for reusability across multiple lines of business. You must be a Pega Certified System Architect as a prerequisite to earn this certification.

PLEASE NOTE: The PCSSA version 8.6 certification exam is now available! If you wish to take the PCSSA 8.5 exam, please review the PCSSA 8.5 exam information page. The PCSSA 8.5 exam will be retired on November 30, 2021. 


Pega Certified Lead System Architect

Becoming a Pega Certified Lead System Architect (PCLSA) is the final goal for Certified Senior System Architects who are ready to extend their knowledge and become part of an elite team who are the most competent and sought after resources for Pega projects. You must be a Pega Certified Senior System Architect to earn this certification.

Learn more about the full PCLSA program.

PLEASE NOTE: The LSA Architecture 8.6 exam is now available! The LSA Architecture version 8.5 exam will be retired on November 30, 2021. The LSA Design/App Build for version 8.5 will be retired on December 31, 2021.

Need a more hands-on class? View the Class Schedule for Lead System Architect Instructor-Led courses!

Pega Certified Robotics System Architect

The Pega Certified Robotics System Architect (PCRSA) career path is for system architects and software developers who are looking to enhance their skills in robotic automation and workforce intelligence. You will learn the basic functionality, process flow, terminology, and core building blocks of Pega Robot Studio. You will also learn how to integrate robotic automations with Windows and web applications, and learn how to use debugging tools to test your solution.

Data Scientist Certifications

Don't just tell the story. Share the science.

Pega Certified Data Scientist

The Pega Certified Data Scientist (PCDS) career path is for professionals who want to become familiar with Pega’s Next-Best-Action paradigm, build and simulate decision strategies, and use predictive, adaptive, and text analytics in decision strategies.

PLEASE NOTE: The PCDS version 8.6 certification exam is now available! If you wish to take the PCDS version 8.5 certification exam, visit the PCDS 8.5 exam information page. The PCDS 8.5 exam will be retired on November 30, 2021.

Decisioning Consultant Certifications

Know what customers want before they do.

Pega Certified Decisioning Consultant

The Pega Certified Decisioning Consultant (PCDC) career path is for professionals participating in the design and development of a Pega Decision Management or a Customer Decision Hub solution. This certification ensures you have the skills to apply design principles of Decision Strategies, Next-Best-Action, as well as Predictive Analytics.

PLEASE NOTE: The PCDC version 8.6 certification exam is now available! If you wish to take the PCDC version 8.5 certification exam, visit the PCDC 8.5 exam information page. The PCDC 8.5 exam will be retired on November 30, 2021.

Need a more hands-on class? View the Class Schedule for Instructor-Led courses!


Pega Certified Marketing Consultant

PLEASE NOTE: The Pega Marketing Consultant exam and certification was retired on August 31, 2020. All earned Marketing certifications will remain valid. New exam candidates are encouraged to pursue Pega Certified Decisioning Consultant 8.6 certification

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