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Trusted by Global Authorities:

Accredited, Certified, and Recognized

The McAfee Institute stands at the pinnacle of excellence, recognized and accredited by leading government organizations and agencies worldwide. Our certifications are not just badges of honor; they represent a commitment to the highest standards in law enforcement, intelligence, and investigative training.

Why It Matters:

For professionals in law enforcement, intelligence, and investigations, credibility is paramount. Our affiliations ensure that our programs are rigorously vetted and meet the stringent standards set by top-tier agencies. By choosing McAfee Institute, you are aligning yourself with a globally respected institution that empowers you with the skills and knowledge recognized by the most trusted authorities in the field.
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What to know about

The Certification Process

1

Choose your Program

Identify the program you wish to attend. Review the eligblity requirements and curriculum to ensure you qualify and it meets your expecations for learnings.

2

Register for the Program

Choose the certification program you wish to attend and register above.

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3

Attend the Training

Attend and complete the official training program which consist of videos, labs, research assignments, prep review quizzes, and discussions.

4

Sit for the Exam

Sit for the board exam which is online and proctored. The exam is up to 200 questions and is multiple choice, true/false and situational based questions.

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5

Earn your Credentials

Upon successfully passing the exam and eligiblity check you will earn your board certification and credentials to put behind your name.

6

Maintain your Credentials

Your certification is renewed every 2 years. The cose is $125 every two years and you have to earn CPE credits to renew them.

Visit CPE Policy
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Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI) - McAfee Institute
Explore some of our most frequently asked questions.

Have Questions? We Have Answers.

You get lifetime access to the training program for as long as it is still active.

You have one year from enrollment to complete the certification program and examination.

Yes, you will not need any other resources or materials as the certification program is all inclusive of the content you need to study and pass for the board exam.

The McAfee Institute utilizes ProctorU which is an online exam proctoring services for all courses which require a proctored exam. This secure, cloud-based proctoring service allows students to take secure exams at their convenience while maintaining university integrity. The exam can be accessed through www.mcafeeinstitute.com. More instructions and training videos for utilizing ProctorU can be viewed in the New Student Orientation.

Disclaimer: Exposure to Sensitive Content

Please be aware that the programs and certifications offered by the McAfee Institute may include content that some participants might find disturbing or offensive. By enrolling in our courses, you acknowledge that you may be exposed to materials that include, but are not limited to, adult language, nudity, graphic depictions of death, explicit discussions of political issues, scenes depicting intense violence, and real-world criminal scenarios. Additional sensitive topics may include racial and ethnic tensions, sexual content, religious contexts, mental health issues, substance abuse, terrorism, child abuse and exploitation, as well as corruption and extreme ideologies.

Context and Humor in Training: Our training sometimes incorporates humor to facilitate learning and engagement. Please understand that any humor used is intended to enhance the educational experience and is not meant to be offensive or belittle serious topics. Furthermore, discussions in our courses may cover sensitive topics such as nudity and death as they are relevant to law enforcement scenarios. Political discussions and analyses of various countries and cultures are also integral to our training, aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of global and domestic issues as they relate to law enforcement.

Intent and Educational Purpose: These elements are included for educational purposes and are intended to provide a realistic view of the subjects under study. Our aim is not to offend or cause distress but to prepare you for real-life situations you may encounter in your professional life. We strive to handle all content with the utmost respect and professionalism, keeping in mind the diverse backgrounds of our participants.

We offer a NO-Questions-asked 3 day money-back guarantee from the date you enroll in your program if you are not satisfied with your program for any reason under the below conditions.

Refunds can take up to 30 days to be credited back to your account. This is dependant on your credit card company and not us.

If you are a U.S. or Canadian citizen, we are excited to offer flexible payment plan options through Affirm and Sezzle at checkout.

With Affirm, you can enjoy the convenience of spreading your payments over up to 36 months, subject to approval.

For those who prefer a shorter plan, Sezzle offers an interest-free option, allowing you to make 4 biweekly payments.

OVERVIEW

You cannot combine discount codes or other promotional offers on scholarship offers. Discount codes are valid on full price items only and cannot be combined. Scholarships are applied directly to the price of the enrollment tuition. No other codes are needed.

FINANCIAL NEED

Scholarships are available to students in financial need. They are not for employer purchases. Scholarships are based on sponsors and thier needs as they are sponsoring a students enrollment. Scholarships are limited and not always available.

AVAILABILITY

Scholarships are limited in the number we offer and the amount. Once they are gone they are gone. If a scholarship is available it will be listed on the course page and applied to the price on the website.

HOW TO SECURE A SCHOLARSHIP

It is easy to secure your scholarship. Simply enroll in the program of choice when a scholarship is available.

ELIGIBLITY

Scholarships are designed for students in finacial need only. McAfee Institute reserves the right to verify and validate financial need of the student on enrollment into the program.

You cannot use a VPN, TVN or Proxy to access our site our course materials due to our security measures. In addition you will need a laptop or desktop computer as well. Review the following requirements for your camera, operating system, upload/download speeds, RAM, ports, microphones, and browsers. Also included is a list of technology not currently supported by ProctorU.

Recomended
Internet Connection
Wifi Connection
Wired Connection

PC Users
Windows 10 (Windows 10 S mode is not supported)
Windows 11

Mac Users
MacOS 10.13 (Oldest Still Maintained Version)
MacOS 10.15

CPU
More than 2 core CPU, less than 85% CPU Usage
More than 4 core CPU, less than 50% CPU Usage

Webcam
640x480 resolution
1280x720 resolution

Internet Download Speed
1 Mbps
12 Mbps

Internet Upload Speed
1 Mbps
3 Mbps

RAM
4 GB, less than 95% Ram Usage
16 GB, less than 90% Usage

Connectivity Ports
1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP
1935, 843, 80, 443, 61613, UDP/TCP

Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
1920 x 1080 and above

Additional Requirements: 

  • A functioning microphone (some web cameras have them built-in); microphone should not be part of headphones
  • Headphones are generally not permitted,  check with your testing organization to determine if headphones are permitted
  • A compatible browser: Google Chrome (preferred) or Mozilla Firefox

Not Supported:

  • Microsoft Edge browser 
  • Google Chromebooks (with Guardian Browser)
  • Google Chromebooks for Live+ or Review+
  • Tablets (Nexus, iPad, Tab, Note, etc.)
  • Smartphones
  • Linux operating systems
  • Windows 10 in S mode or Surface RT
  • Connecting from within a virtual machine. You will be asked to reconnect using your host operating system to take your exam

You cannot use a VPN, TVN or Proxy to access our site our course materials due to our security measures. 

Disclaimer: Exposure to Sensitive Content
Please be aware that the programs and certifications offered by the McAfee Institute may include content that some participants might find disturbing or offensive. By enrolling in our courses, you acknowledge that you may be exposed to materials that include, but are not limited to, adult language, nudity, graphic depictions of death, explicit discussions of political issues, scenes depicting intense violence, and real-world criminal scenarios. Additional sensitive topics may include racial and ethnic tensions, sexual content, religious contexts, mental health issues, substance abuse, terrorism, child abuse and exploitation, as well as corruption and extreme ideologies.

Context and Humor in Training:
Our training sometimes incorporates humor to facilitate learning and engagement. Please understand that any humor used is intended to enhance the educational experience and is not meant to be offensive or belittle serious topics. Furthermore, discussions in our courses may cover sensitive topics such as nudity and death as they are relevant to law enforcement scenarios. Political discussions and analyses of various countries and cultures are also integral to our training, aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of global and domestic issues as they relate to law enforcement.

Intent and Educational Purpose:
These elements are included for educational purposes and are intended to provide a realistic view of the subjects under study. Our aim is not to offend or cause distress but to prepare you for real-life situations you may encounter in your professional life. We strive to handle all content with the utmost respect and professionalism, keeping in mind the diverse backgrounds of our participants.

Participants are advised to consider their personal sensitivities and circumstances before enrolling. If at any time you feel uncomfortable, we encourage you to reach out to an instructor or program coordinator for support and guidance.

By continuing with the enrollment and participating in the courses, you explicitly agree and understand that the McAfee Institute is not liable for any emotional distress, discomfort, or offense that may arise from exposure to such content or the manner in which it is presented. This includes understanding that certain topics may evoke strong emotional responses due to personal experiences or beliefs, and participants are expected to manage their engagement according to their own discretion and advice from medical or psychological professionals if necessary.

Your decision to proceed with the course indicates your acceptance of this potential exposure and an acknowledgment of the educational purpose behind including such content in our curriculum.

What if I don’t want to attend the training program. Can I just sit for the exam?

You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam. If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a CERTIFIED professional with McAfee Institute, you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase. Click here to purchase just an exam.  

If you are NOT interested earning a certification, you can enroll in just the training program which we call our qualified programs. Upon completion of the Qualified training program, you will receive a certificate of completion. 

Check out the qualified programs here.

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