Bachelor’s degree or higher plus one year of experience in organized retail crime, eCommerce, fraud, investigations, IT, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and/or loss prevention or other similar fields
Associates degree plus two years of experience
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience or a minimum of two years experience as a full-time faculty member at an accredited educational institution.
In addition, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a CORCI™. Applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator.
If you do not meet the eligibility requirements above that's OK! We offer a qualified program where you can get the same great training and earn a "Qualified" credential. Then when you meet the eligibility all you need to do is return and purchase the Certified Exam License to sit for the exam and earn your "Certified" credential. (Click image below for more information)