certifications


Why earn an asis certification?

 

The simple answer is that to remain as competitive as possible today, you must be certified. The bar has been raised in the security profession and employers, contractors, governments, and even clients are now taking additional steps to ensure that they are hiring or working with the most skilled and knowledgeable individuals in the business. Professional certifications from ASIS International offer them another screening tool — one that has the backing and credibility of the preeminent professional society in the world for those who are responsible for security.

Every profession requires specialized skills. Not every employer knows that you have those skills. In short, certification is an investment in your career, your livelihood, your future. 

If you want…

  • Validate your security management expertise
  • Be globally recognized by your peers and industry
  • Get a competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Enhance your career and earnings potential
  • Broaden experience and training from law enforcement and military backgrounds
  • Provide you with personal satisfaction and professional achievement

 

Learn more at ASIS International Certifications

 

ASIS currently offers three certification programs:

 

Certified Protection Professional (CPP®) – Since 1977, this preeminent designation awarded to individuals whose primary responsibilities are in security management and who have demonstrated advanced knowledge in security solutions and best business practices.

 

Professional Certified Investigator (PCI®) – Since 2002, this technical designation award to those individuals whose primary responsibilities are to conduct investigations and who have demonstrated in-depth operational knowledge and competence in this area.

 

Physical Security Professional (PSP®) – Since 2002, this technical designation awarded to those individuals whose primary responsibilities are to conduct physical security surveys, design integrated security systems, or install, operate or maintain those systems and who have demonstrated in-depth operational knowledge and competence in this area.