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Digital IT Acquisition Professional (DITAP) Certification Program

Acquiring digital services in an evolving technology landscape is a challenge for many government agencies. As the first government-certified Digital IT Acquisition Professional (DITAP) vendor, we prepare acquisition professionals to design innovative and flexible procurements for digital services.

By completing this immersive, specialized six-month program, you’ll earn your FAC-C core-plus specialization in digital services (FAC-C-DS) certification and learn:

  • Methods to acquire and monitor contracts for services such as human-centered design, iterative development methods, cloud, and X-as-a-service
  • How to use and apply metrics and incentives appropriately
  • Techniques to create a culture of innovation and lead customers to the best solutions
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Key program details

Program Dates:

  • Depending on scheduling and student interest, we plan to run another cohort starting either later this fall or next spring

Time Commitment:

  • 8 one-hour webinars
  • 9 full days of classroom instruction
  • Additional 12 hours per week of study and group activity

Continuous Learning Points (CLPs):

  • Participants earn 80 CLPs upon successful completion of the program

Travel Requirements:

  • 3 trips to the Washington, D.C. area for 3-day classroom sessions (travel not covered by program tuition)

Tuition Costs:

  • $6,500 per participant


  • Level II or Level III FAC-C certification and interest in being a digital service change ambassador
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“I have a new level of satisfaction and enjoyment with my career, and feel like I’ve had the ‘ceiling’ removed and am not constrained in my approach to new ideas or techniques and the value I can provide.”
— DITAP Post-Program Survey
“The instructors did a good job of introducing the topics to be covered in the training using a combination of lecture, real-life activities, guest speakers, and video presentations.”
— DITAP Post-Program Survey