CCBA Certification

The Junior-Intermediate Business Analysis certification.
The Certification of Capability in Business AnalysisTM (CCBA®) designation is a professional certification for business analysis practitioners who want to be recognized for their expertise and skills by earning formal recognition. With at least 3750 hours of hands-on business analysis experience, they have developed essential BA skills.

CCBA® recipients are recognized for the investment they have already made in their business analysis careers, and include professionals working in the role of:

  • Business analysis
  • Systems analysis
  • Requirements analysis or management
  • Process improvement
  • Consulting
To earn the CCBA® certification, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Minimum 3750 hours of BA work experience aligned with A Guide to the Business Analysis Book of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide) in the last 10 years
  • Minimum 900 hours in two of the six knowledge areas or 500 hours in four of the six knowledge areas
  • Minimum 21 hours of Professional Development in the past four years/li>
  • Two references from a career manager, client or Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) recipient/li>
  • Signed Code of Conduct/li>



The exam is the final requirement for CBAP or CCBA certification and anyone desiring to take an exam must first apply for certification and pass the initial screening process. Once the IIBA® determines your qualifications to sit for an exam, you must schedule with the official testing agency to reserve a date for a computerized exam. You will receive an email with instructions once your reservation is approved. Visit for the complete process.

  • Total cost (application plus exam) for IIBA® members is $450 USD.
  • Total cost (application plus exam) for non-members is $575 USD.

Candidates can save money on the cost of the exam by applying for IIBA® membership. The cost of membership is $85/year. NOTE: costs are subject to change without notice. Check with for the current prices.



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