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Program Offerings
 
Certifications Offered: 
McAfee Institute Offers 10 Industry Recognized Board Certifications as notated below: 

Basic Certifications: 
• Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCII) 
• Certified Social Media Intelligence Analyst (SMIA) 
• Certified Human Trafficking Investigator (CHTI) 
• Certified Organized Retail Crime Investigator (CORCI) 

Intermediate Certifications:
• Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (CCIP) 
• Certified Counter Intelligence Threat Analyst (CCTA) 
• Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI)
• Certified Workplace Violence & Threat Specialist Investigator (WVTS)

Advanced Certifications:
• Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations (CECI) 
• Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)

Class Preparation 
Everything the student needs is available online. They will need a computer or tablet that has access to the internet. We have found that the most updated version of Google Chrome works the best for our students.   

Change of Program 
Students can change programs by requesting it to the McAfee Institute. They will be able to change as long as they have not completed more than 5% of the course and meet eligibility of the new course. 

They will be able to change to a course that is equal or lesser value for free. If the cost of the course they are changing to is more than the course purchased, they will be required to pay the difference.

Requirements for Certification
Students must complete the program in its entirety and receive a passing grade (above 70%) on each quiz as well as the final exam. Once these are completed, they will fill out an exam application. After the exam application is reviewed and approved, the student will receive their Certificate for the course completed. 

Application for Exam 
Each student will submit an exam application that will ask for their educational and professional background that is required for the Certification. 

Final Examination 
The successful completion of a final exam is required at the end of the program for the student to become Certified in the course. 

Certification Time Limit 
The student will have 1 year from the time of purchase to complete their exam. If they do not complete the exam within 1 year, they will be required to purchase another exam license in order to obtain the Certification. The Student may request in writing via email to Support@mcafeeinstitute.com to request an extension if needed. 

CPE Credits 
CPE are measured by program length, with one 50 – minute period equal to one CPE credit. One-half credit increments (equal to 25 minutes) are permitted after the first credit has been earned and time is rounded down to the nearest full or half credit.

Auditing a Board Certification 
Students can elect to study on their own accord without attending our program and sit for any of our board examinations with the submission of the examination fee of $997. The student when ready will complete the exam application and sit for the online exam. 

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Requirements for Non-Certification 
Students must complete the course in its entirety and receive a passing grade (above 70%) on the final quiz. 

The Measure of Academic Progress 
As students progress through their course, they are required to pass each quiz and or assignments with a 70% or better.
  
Grading Methods 
The following tables list the grades that are used at McAfee Institute and show how they are calculated to determine the grade point average (GPA). 

Compared to other respondents, a smaller proportion of respondents outside the U.S. and Canada selected the promotion of certification by co-workers, peers, or supervisors among the primary reasons for pursuing certification. However, a higher proportion of respondents outside the U.S. and Canada indicated they pursued certification to stay current in the investigative and intelligence industry.
 
Grading Scale
Excellent (A, A-).
Very good (B+, B, B-).
Average (C+, C).
Poor (C-, D+, D).
Failure (F) 

We also utilize the following marks as well 
• I - Incomplete 
• W – Student Withdraw 
• AU – Audit 
• P/CR/S – Passing / Credit / Satisfactory (C- or Better) 
• NC/U - No credit/Unsatisfactory • NG – No Grade Assigned 
• TR – Credits accepted as transfer 

Monitoring Academic Progress 
Students must complete the course in its entirety and receive a passing grade (above 70%) on the final quiz. The Board Certification Exam must be completed within one year from the date of enrollment. 

Consequences for Failure to Maintain Academic Success 
Students that fail to meet academic success and successful completion of the program will not be granted a board certification or certification of completion (if a non-certified course). 
 
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