Become An ASCA Member: Approved CEU Schedule

ASCA Approved CEUs

To become an ASCA Member you need a total of 240 CEUs.

Formal Education
Credits can only be claimed for the highest degree earned.



 450 CEUs


 350 CEUs

 Four-year degree

 300 CEUs

 Two-year degree

 120 CEUs

ASCA Education


 ASCA Consulting Academy

 30 CEUs

 ASCA Annual Meeting

 20 CEUs

 ASCA Annual Meeting Pre-Conference Workshop

 8 CEUs

 ASCA On-Demand Webinars

 1 CEU each

ISA Certification

 Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA)

 300 CEUs

 ISA Certified Arborist

 60 CEUs

Continuing Education

 ISA Annual Meeting

 1 ISA CEU =

 TCIA Annual Meeting

15 CEUs*

Closely related national professional conferences or allied professions national conferences (must be multi-day events)

 15 CEUs*

Completion of a formal continuing adult education course in business, writing, arboriculture or closely related field with a demonstration of competency (approved by ASCA)

 15 CEUs*


ISA chapter or other regional, state or local associations or government or privately sponsored functions

 6 CEUs per full day;
 3 CEUs for half day*


 14.5 CEUs

Online seminars in business, writing, arboriculture, or closely related field (Approved by ASCA)

 1 Hour = 1 CEU

Regional or state certification or license program in agriculture and life science with a demonstration of competency (Approved by ASCA)
Note: new certifications only, renewals do not qualify.

 10 CEUs*

*If the number of ASCA-assigned CEUs listed above differ from ISA-assigned CEUs, the number of ISA-assigned CEUs can be used to meet the requirement.

Maintaining Membership

Earning 30 CEUs every two years is required to maintain your membership—see list of approved CEUs.