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Apple and Adobe Certifications

Emerging Technologies offers certification exams from Apple and Adobe. Anyone who feels they are prepared to take these exams are eligible. You are not required to take any classes before taking the exams. Please email emergingtech@bsu.edu with any questions regarding certification exams. 

If you are a Ball State affiliate, and are interested in taking a certification exam, please complete this form to schedule an appointment.  If you are not affiliated with Ball State, and would like to schedule an exam, please use this form

Exams are typically given on Fridays, but arrangements can be made to accommodate your schedule. 

Apple Certification
Apple offers comprehensive certification exams for both creative and IT professionals. Learn more about Apple Certifications

Apple has recently introduced a new Associate Level exam for Final Cut Pro, X. This exam is offered FREE (for students, faculty and staff who are affiliated with Ball State University) for the first attempt and $75 for any attempt thereafter.   

Apple Pro Application exams are $150 per exam. 

  • Aperture 3
  • Final Cut Pro X, Level 1
  • Final Cut Pro X, Level 2 (Level 1 Certification Required)
  • Logic Pro 9, Level 1
  • Logic Pro 9, Level 2 (Level 1 Certification Required)
  • Motion 5  
  • A variety of Mac OS X, Xsan and Media Administration exams are also available and range in prices.

Adobe Certification
There are two types of Adobe exams, the Associate level and the Expert level. Each Adobe Certified Associate exam is offered FREE (for students, faculty and staff who are affiliated with Ball State University) for the first attempt and $50 for any attempt thereafter.

Adobe Certified Associate exams are available for the following applications:

  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flash
  • Premiere
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator

Adobe Certified Expert exams, which are $150 (or $75 with an academic discount), are given at Adobe testing centers.  Expert level certifications are available for the following applications:

  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flash
  • Premiere
  • Illustrator
  • After Effects
  • InDesign
  • Acrobat


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Ball State University
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