The CSMIE exam evaluates your expertise across eight social media intelligence and investigative domains. Think of the domains as topics you need to master based on your professional experience and education.
- Domain 1. Social Media Intelligence
- Domain 2. Deep web Investigations
- Domain 3. Open Source Intelligence
- Domain 4. Cryptocurrency Investigations
- Domain 5. Social Media Investigations
- Domain 6. Mobile App Investigations
- Domain 7. Searching and Monitoring
- Domain 8. Legal Fundamentals
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The board exam is taken online and can be taken on your own schedule. The exam consists of multiple-choice, true/false & scenario-based questions. You have 3 hours to complete the exam and it must be completed in one sitting. You must earn 70% or greater to successfully pass the board exam. There are 120-150 questions depending on the exam version.
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Associates degree plus six years of experience or
High school diploma or equivalency plus seven years of experience.
Also, 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 CSMIE®. 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 Social Media Intelligence Expert.