About SPēD Certification

Get an overview of the SPēD Certification Program and learn about our certifications.

Become Certified

Learn the 10 steps to becoming SPēD certified and register for a SPēD assessment.

Prepare for Certification

Support your security knowledge and skills with the help of CDSE's Competency Preparatory Tools (CPTs).

Maintain Your Certification

You need 100 Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain your SPēD certification.

SPēD Resources

Resources for Candidates, Certificants, and DoD SPēD Components.


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