Adobe Certified Associate Certification

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certificate was created for the workplace demand for digital media skills—creating, managing, integrating, and communicating information by using Adobe’s video, graphic, web, illustration, or design software—is on the rise.

The certification tells potential employers and academic institutions that you have the knowledge and ability to be creative, effective, and productive in any environment where digital-media know-how is in demand.

The ACA certification is a design industry-recognized credential that validate one’s skills in Adobe’s Creative Cloud software.  It is the stepping stone to advanced design education and employment.

Certification is available in

  • Web authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Interactive media communication using Adobe Flash Professional
  • Video communication using Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Visual communication using Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic design and illustration using Adobe Illustrator
  • Print and digital media publication using Adobe InDesign

FAQs and Exam Objectives (pdf) for each certification.

Schedule an exam

SCSU Welcome Center, 355 Fifth Ave S, St. Cloud
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday to Friday by appointment

Cost: $85 Students, $100 Community (includes voucher, retake and proctor), $45 Proctor (voucher and retake not included)

Enjoy this price discount on your testing voucher by purchasing through St. Cloud State.

Contact: or 320-308-6100


Complete the registration form (pdf), scan and email to Our staff will contact you for payment by credit card.