A software professional earns the SEI Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method® (ATAM®) Evaluator Certificate by completing these courses:
This two-course sequence prepares a qualified software professional to perform SEI-authorized ATAM architecture evaluations.
Candidates for the ATAM Evaluator Certificate must pass an objective assessment of their knowledge of Software Architecture: Principles and Practices. The Software Architecture: Principles and Practices Examination (SAPP Exam) provides an objective validation of the candidate’s knowledge and understanding of software architecture. Candidates for the ATAM Evaluator Certificate must achieve a passing score of 75% in order to qualify for the Certificate.
There is no fee for the Certificate. There are fees associated with the requisite courses and the examination. Additionally, there is no expiration for the Certificate.
The SEI also offers an ATAM Leader Professional Certificate for professionals who wish to lead ATAM evaluations. This credential requires completing both training and an ATAM evaluation exercise with SEI observation.
Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials.