Why Earn an ASIS Certification?

  •  Validate your security management expertise
  • Be globally recognized by your peers and industry
  • Get a competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Enhance your career and earnings potential
  • Provide you with personal satisfaction and professional achievement

About Certification

You can reach new heights in professional security excellence with an ASIS board certification.

Certified Protection Professional (CPP)®

Board certification in security management. Demonstrates your knowledge and competency in seven key domains of security. Globally recognized as the standard of excellence for security management professionals.

Professional Certified Investigator (PCI)®

Board certification in investigations. Demonstrates your knowledge in three key domains identified by professional investigators as required areas of competency in this field.

Physical Security Professional (PSP)®

Board certification in physical security. Demonstrates your knowledge in physical security assessments, application, design, and integration of physical security systems, and implementation of security measures.


 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. Associate Protection Professional (APP)

Pittsburgh Chapter Certification Chairperson

LaVon Kincaid, CPP®  – Contact