Certified Audio Engineer
Certified Audio Engineer (CEA) is a title granted to an individual that successfully meets the experience and examination requirements of the certification. The certification is regulated by the Society of Broadcast Engineers. The CEA title is protected by copyright laws. Individuals who use the title without consent from the Society of Broadcast Engineers could face legal repercussions.
The SBE certifications were created to recognize individuals who practice in career fields which are not regulated by state licensing programs. Audio engineering is not a concern of civil or governmental regulation.