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Reach New Heights

You can reach new heights in professional security excellence with an ASIS Board Certification!

Be one of the many ASIS International board-certified practitioners that are leaders, mentors, and trusted strategic partners, serving both their organizations and the profession.

Certified Protection Professional (CPPⓇ)

The Certified Protection Professional (CPPⓇ) is considered the “gold standard” for security management professionals. This certification validates your knowledge in all areas of security management. Eligibility requirements include 7-9 years of security experience and 3 years in responsible charge of a security function.

Professional Certified Investigator (PCIⓇ)

The Professional Certified Investigator (PCIⓇ) certification provides demonstrable proof of an individual’s knowledge and experience in case management, evidence collection, and preparation of reports and testimony to substantiate findings. Requirements include a high school matric diploma or equivalent and five years of investigations experience, with at least two years in case management.

Physical Security Professional (PSPⓇ)

The Physical Security Professional (PSPⓇ) demonstrates your knowledge in physical security assessments, application, design, and integration of physical security systems, and implementation of security measures. Eligibility requirements include a high school matric diploma or equivalent,  AND six years of progressive experience in the physical security field OR a Bachelor’s degree or higher AND four years of progressive experience in the physical security field.

Associate Protection Professional (APP)

The Associate Protection Professional (APP) designation provides the first “rung” on the security manager’s career ladder. It is for those with 1-4 years of security management experience and measures the professional’s knowledge of security management fundamentals, business operations, risk management, and response management.

The Value of an ASIS Certification

Enjoy personal satisfaction and professional achievement by:

  • Validating your security management expertise
  • Elevating your stature in the profession 
  • Gaining a competitive edge in the marketplace 
  • Enhancing your career and earnings potential 
  • Broadening experience and training from law enforcement backgrounds

The Value of an ASIS Certification to Your Employer

  • Build a strong, dedicated team committed to high standards and continuing professional development
  • Promote the ongoing enhancement of critical job knowledge and skills
  • Feel confident that your staff are using best practices
  • Recruit the most qualified professionals
  • Reinforce or elevate your organization’s reputation and credibility