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


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.