Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist Certification

The Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist Certification will certify an IT professional’s ability to plan, design, implement, and operate Cisco Meraki solutions. It will cover the full suite of Meraki technologies: wireless LAN, switching, security and SD-WAN, wireless WAN, Meraki Insight, smart cameras, and mobile device management.

Who should take this certification?

This certification is intended for individuals who design, install, and operate Cisco Meraki solutions in environments ranging from small deployments to large enterprises.

ECMS exam

To obtain the Cisco Meraki Solution Specialist certification, a candidate must take and pass the Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions (ECMS 500-220) exam. This exam is a 90-minute proctored test that focuses on assessing a candidate’s knowledge and skills. To schedule your exam, please visit this site to register through Pearson VUE.

How to prepare

Instructor-led Courses

We recommend that candidates complete the ECMS1 and ECMS2 training courses prior to taking the exam. For more information about these two training courses, please visit the ECMS1 and ECMS2 pages within the Learning Hub.


E-learning Courses

E-learning training courses to help candidates prepare for the exam are currently in development. Please check back for updates.


Self-study Resources

The following self-study resources are meant to supplement a candidate’s learning experience and exam preparation. This contains a comprehensive collection of Meraki documentation articles mapped to potential exam topics with some additional video-on-demand content. A separate supplemental guide prepares a candidate for the practical, hands-on component of the technology.

How to participate

For more information on the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification and how to register for the ECMS exam, visit

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Program Summary

A Cisco Meraki certification that tests your ability to deploy and manage the full Cisco Meraki stack.

  • Engineers who deploy and manage enterprise Cisco Meraki solutions
  • Deep focus on Cisco Meraki expertise
  • Proctored exam
  • 90 minutes
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