Certified Wireless Network Expert

The CWNE (Certified Wireless Network Expert®) credential is the final step in the CWNP Program. By successfully completing the CWNE requirements, you will have demonstrated that you have the most advanced skills available in today's enterprise Wi-Fi market.
The CWNE certification assures that you have mastered all relevant skills to administer, install, configure, troubleshoot, and design wireless network systems. Protocol analysis, intrusion detection and prevention, performance and QoS analysis, spectrum analysis and management, and advanced design are some of the areas of expertise you will need to know.
Ready to apply for your CWNE certification? Download the CWNE Application (PDF)

The CWNE certification now has a CE option for recertification! Download the following PDF for more details. 

CWNE CE Details

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CWNE Requirements
The requirements for earning the CWNE certification changed on October 1, 2010, when the CWNE exam (PW0-300) was retired.  The new requirements for the CWNE certification are:

  • Valid and current CWSP, CWAP, and CWDP certifications (requires CWNA).
  • Three (3) years of documented enterprise Wi-Fi implementation experience.
  • Three (3) professional endorsements.
  • Two (2) other current, valid professional networking certifications.
  • Documentation of three (3) enterprise Wi-Fi projects, in which you participated or led, in the form of 500 word essays.
  • Comply with CWNE CE requirements. (CWNE CE Details)

Download the CWNE Application (PDF) – detailed requirements for the CWNE certification are in the CWNE application document.