The Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI™) Board Certification is the industry’s leading certification that focuses on the identification, investigation, and prosecution of Organized Retail Crime. Join the ranks of the industry's best, Organized Retail Crime Investigators today and establish your expertise and credibility by earning your CORCI™ credential and designation.
We teach you how to investigate and prosecute the most complex types of ORC to hit our industry. The CORCI™ credential is tough and demanding, but fun to study for. You will learn and grow with this phenomenal certification program which will keep you on the edge of your seat.
This program was developed by the industries best organized retail crime investigators, loss prevention, law enforcement, e-commerce fraud, and legal. They are the very people that mentor you along the way.
There is no better time than to take your career and expertise to a whole new level this year! ORC continues to grow and plague our industry with a devastating impact on our profitability and the safety of our employees. Become a McAfee Institute Board Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI™) Today!
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Career Advancement Surveys consistently suggest that McAfee Institute (M.I.) Board certified professionals earn higher salaries (up to a 30% increase) and gain more opportunities for career advancement.
Professional Opportunities Certification proves to prospective employers that your expertise is confirmed by McAfee Institute, the leader in intelligence and investigative professional development.
Proven Professional Achievement Documented evidence of your professional achievement leads to recognition and respect for your abilities as an intelligence and investigative professional.
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Industry Recognition The high-integrity examination and certification process ensures that McAfee Institute credentials are the standard for the intelligence and investigative sectors.
Continued Professional Growth Recertification requirements, combined with a variety of learning resources, ensure that your knowledge keeps pace with a rapidly changing field.
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I can't urge you enough to invest in yourself and your future while learning some really neat stuff along the way. Earning the industry's top certification is rigorous, challenging, and extremely fun! Trust me when I tell you that we are going to blow your mind and teach you things that you never thought possible! It starts with the impossible and ends with the remarkable!
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 field or
Associates degree plus two years of experience or
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience or
A Minimum 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 provide a copy of the certified transcript of education ONLY if using college degree rather than experience to qualify. 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.
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You have to renew the board certification every two years, once you are certified. The cost is $125 for an additional two years. CPE requirements arelisted here.