Professional Certifications

The following lists of Professional Certifications are approved for 10 points each on the CFE Exam application under the Education and Experience section. This list is of approved Professional Certifications are reviewed annually by ACFE Administration for changes or additions.

Professional CertificationWhat does it stand for?
ABVAccredited in Business Valuation
ACAAssociate Chartered Accountant
ACCAChartered Certified Accountant
AMLPAnti-Money Laundering Professional
APAAccredited Product Adviser
ASAAccredited Senior Appraiser
AVAAccredited Valuation Analyst
CAChartered Accountant
CAChartered Accountant
CAMSCertified Anti Money Laundering Specialist
CBCertified Bookkeeper
CBACertified Bank Auditor
CBCOCertified Bank Compliance Officer
CFACertified Financial Analyst
CFAChartered Financial Analyst
CFAICertified Fire and Arson Investigator
CFCICertified Financial Crimes Investigator
CFCSCertified Financial Crime Specialist
CFFACertified Forensic Financial Analyst
CFPCertified Financial Planner
CFSACertified Financial Services Auditor
CGACertified General Accountant
CGAPCertified Government Auditing Professional
CGFMCertified Government Financial Manager
CIACertified Internal Auditor
CIFICertified Insurance Fraud Investigator
CIICertified International Investigator
CIPChartered Insurance Professional
CIPPCertified Information Privacy Professional
CISCertified Investigation Specialist
CISACertified Information Systems Auditor
CISMCertified Information Security Manager
CISSPCertified Information Systems Security Professional
CITPCertified Information Technology Professional
CLICertified Legal Investigator
CMACertified Management Accountant
CPACertified Public Accountant
CPACertified Public Accountant
CPFAChartered Public Financial Accountant
CPOCertified Protection Officer
CPPCertified Protection Professional
CPPCertified Protection Professional
CRISCCertified in Risk and Information System Control
CRPCertified Risk Professional
CSPCertified Systems Professional
CSSPComputer Systems Security Professional
CTPCertified Treasury Professional
CVACertified Valuation Analyst
MAFFMaster Analyst in Financial Forensics
QFAQualified Financial Adviser
SAASworn Auditor Accountant
SCInformation Systems Security Examination
SMECSmall and Medium Enterprise Management Consultants
SUInformation Systems Security Administrator