The IT Certification Resource Center

Featured Deal

Get CompTIA, Cisco, or Microsoft training courses free for a week.
Learn More ❯

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Related Resources: Books   

This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Rolling Meadows, IL USA
Phone: 847-253-1545
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Skill Level: Advanced                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $415 (shortest track)               

For individuals who work in the IS audit, control and security industry. Exam fees are discounted for ISACA members and for individulas who register online.

Initial Requirements:
First, you must register for the CISA exam - Early Registration is $415 for Members and $545 for Non-Members; Final Registration is $465 for Members and $595 for Non-Members. You must then pass the CISA examination and apply for certification. You must be able to prove a minimum of five years of professional information systems auditing, control or security work experience. You must also adhere to the Code of Professional Ethics and the Information Systems Auditing Standards as adopted by ISACA.

Continuing Requirements:
Once certified a CISA must comply with the Continuing Education requirements, annually. Those requirements are: a minimum of 20 continuing professional education (CPE) hours earned that year, pay the continuing education maintenance fee, comply with the ISACA Code of Professional Ethics, and in the third year of the fixed three-year certification cycle, you must also have completed a minimum of 120 CPE hours earned within that fixed three-year certification cycle.

CISA Pay Chart:

Median Salary by Job
Certification: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (United States)

salary chartPayScale Salary Calculator

CAREER TOOLS: Salary Calculator, Career Path Tool, Cost of Living Calculator, Meeting Miser

See all Isaca Certifications

Vendor's page for this certification

Privacy Policy Update

We have updated our Privacy Policy to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)