> You must have a high school diploma or a GED equivalent.
> You must be free from pending felony charges or convictions (or military equivalent of court martial charges and/or convictions).
> You must be free from pending misdemeanor charges or convictions involving moral turpitude ("moral turpitude" means an offense that calls into question the integrity or judgment of the offender, such as fraud, bribery, corruption, theft, embezzlement, solicitation, etc.).
However, If you wish to sit for the board exam upon completion of the qualified program you would need to meet the following eligibility criteria below:
Bachelor’s degree or higher plus three years of experience in investigations, IT, fraud, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and/or loss prevention
Associates degree plus four years of experience as stated above
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience as stated above or 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 CHTI™. 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 Human Trafficking Investigator.