Eligibility for Certification
Eligibility Self-Assessment Checklist
Do you have what it takes to become a CIH? Let’s see.
To be eligible to sit for the CIH exam, you’ll need to show that you’ve met specific standards for both formal education and professional IH experience. The criteria you need to meet include all of the following:
|An Academic Degree||
You possess at least a 4 year Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally-accredited college or university:
|Specific IH Coursework||
You have completed at least:
*1 semester credit hour = 15 academic hours; 1CEU = 10 continuing education hours
|Professional Level IH Experience||
You have professional level, broad-scope IH experience spanning:
You need to provide at least 2 written confidential questionnaires from:
|Your Next Step||Do you feel you can meet all these Criteria? If so, please go to the Instructions for Applicants and begin the application process.
Want more details about the whole process? If so, return to the Path to Certification or download the Candidate Handbook.
Have questions? We want to help you successfully travel the Path to becoming a CIH. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (517) 853-5765.