Certified Arborists

Become a Certified Arborist

To learn about becoming a certified arborist, visit the International Society of Arboriculture website. For further questions, contact MSA Certification Liaison Paul Buck.

Arborists’ Certification Study Guide, Third Edition

The fully-illustrated third edition of the study guide, essential reading for ISA Certified Arborist® candidates, is now available online. Identical to the print version, this text provides a strong foundation and reference for all tree care professionals.

Upcoming Local Exams


Wednesday, October 5, 2022
ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM​
Location: Moorehead, MN
Enrollment deadline: September 19, 2022
Contact Information: ​ISA Certification Department
Email: isa@isa-arbor.com
Website and Registration: http://www.isa-arbor.com/Credentials/Exam-Information

For questions related to exam dates and credentialing during COVID-19, visit ISA’s COVID-19 FAQ page.