Successful completion of the Education Program satisfies the education requirements needed for the Certified Government Chief Information Officer designation.

Candidates must also meet the following minimum eligibility requirements:

    • An associate's degree from an accredited institution
    • Current local government employee experience
    • At least three years of primary technology-oriented government employment during the last 10 years, with at least one year of managerial experience
    • Active member of Government Management Information Sciences
    • Accept and observe the GMIS Professional Code of Ethics.