To be an ASCA member, you must have at least five years of experience in arboriculture plus one of the following educational requirements:

  1. Possess a four-year degree in arboriculture or a closely
    related field, such as urban forestry, horticulture,
    plant pathology, entomology, forestry, or plant
  2. Be a Board Certified Master Arborist.
  3. Have a minimum of 240 approved CEUs.


  • Annual Dues: $490
  • Application Fee: $75

Maintaining Your Membership

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