Stackable certifications demonstrate that you’ve earned multiple CompTIA certifications and have the knowledge and experience needed to grow your IT career. They validate the skills of various IT roles and show a deeper mastery, opening up more job opportunities for you.
CompTIA Stackable Certifications follow the two CompTIA Career Pathways:
- CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway
- CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway
Within each pathway, CompTIA Stackable Certifications are categorized by experience level:
- Specialist: Early-career IT professionals with 0–2 years of experience
- Professional: Mid-level IT professionals with 2–5 years of experience
- Expert: Established IT professionals with more than 5 years of experience
CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway
When taken together as the CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Linux+ and CompTIA Cloud+ validate the skillsets needed across IT operations, deepening your mastery of skills and broadening the number of IT infrastructure roles in which you can contribute.