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Insurance Career Learning Paths

​There are multiple learning pathways to an insurance career.  Find the right one for you.

College Courses

Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Risk Management and Insurance

Designed to provide knowledge and skills training for various entry-level positions in the insurance industry. The courses include an introduction to the insurance industry, in addition to principles of property, liability, personal, and commercial insurance. Courses in this CCL program may be applied towards the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Risk Management and Insurance.

Mesa Community College - Click Here
Rio Salado College - Click Here 

Associate in Applied Science (AAS Degree) in Risk Management and Insurance
Designed for students who are interested in gaining foundational skills in the insurance industry. Courses provide a framework of knowledge including an introduction to the insurance industry, principles of property and liability insurance, personal, and commercial insurance. The program also includes a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Insurance Studies.

Mesa Community College - Click Here
Rio Salado College - Click Here

Bachelor of Science in Risk Management
Grand Canyon University - Click Here
Prepares graduates for a future career working in risk management and insurance. The program was created to help students obtain jobs in risk, insurance, corporate finance and banking. Upon completion of this risk management degree, graduates will be able to identify, analyze and manage risks within an organization. Offered online.

P&C Licensing & Exam Prep

Self-Study, Video & Online Licensing Prep Materials
Exam Simulator & ExamFX offers self-study pre-licensing materials for property and casualty and life and health in Arizona at deeply discounted rates for IIABAZ Members.

Exam Simulators - Contact Melanie Wilson at
 to order Exam Simulators for $21.50 (Regular price $49.95).

ExamFX Video Study Package & Live Online Study Package - Go to, click on Register Now and Enter Email to get the discounted up to 52% off regular price.

P&C Licensing Classes

IIABAZ P&C Licensing Course 
The next one is to be scheduled in 2024.
Other Exam Preparation Resources -
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Arizona Insurance Licensing Exam
Insurance license examinations are administered by Prometric.  Prometric's website contains license candidate publications that describe Arizona insurance licensing requirements and that outline material covered on each of the examinations. The outlines show the percentage of the examination that will deal with particular topic areas.

Schedule Your Examination
You may take your exam at any Prometric test center throughout the U.S. in which insurance examinations are offered.  The fastest way to schedule your exam is to do so online with Prometric/AZ.  You will need to create your Prometric account first, before you can unlock the testing location information.  You can also schedule your exam over the phone at (800) 853-5448.  To change or cancel your testing appointment, you must contact Prometric at least 48 hours in advance or forfeit the examination fee.

Producer Licensing Application
Click Here for Insurance Producer License Application Information.

Industry Training and Continuing Education
Basics & Beyond - New Agent Training
Insurance is complex and you have to take control of your training - learning and professional development must be intentional. This eight-part series is designed to allow you to skip over" three or more years of accidental learning. In just 24 session hours, you will intentionally learn more than you will learn accidentally over the next 6,000 hours! Approved for Continuing Education in Arizona.  IIABAZ Members registration deeply discounted. Click Here for more information.

My Agency Campus - New Hire Training
Today's learners are seeking instant, easy-to-access learning.  Online Learning is a flexible and immediate solution as you hire staff and look to train your existing team.  My Agency Campus provides a range of online course offerings including: Insurance Coverage Basics with Underwriting and Risk management, Training by Job Role, Business Skills, Supervisor Training, and more! Visit to learn more!

IIABAZ Educational Seminars
The IIABAZ offers a multitude of insurance education classes through its subsidiary Insurance Training and Education Center (ITEC).  Courses include Errors and Omissions Loss Risk Management, Ethics, Flood, and Member Benefit Hot Topics most approved for continuing education in Arizona. - Click Here

Live Webcasts & Streaming Videos
ABEN Online - Offering high quality CE and professional development webcasts via live streaming video! E&O Education and Risk Management Resources seminars to Flood, Ethics, and Property & Casualty Coverages. - Click Here
Big "I" Virtual University Education
Virtual University Workshops - A robust on demand replay catalog is available and organized by line of business to help drill down to the area that you prefer to explore.
Want to know your live training options?  Check out the VU webinar calendar.
Risk and Reality Reports - Print, read, highlight, share. See what's available here.
Knowledge Assessments - Gauge insurance knowledge and what to do with the results.

Professional Designations
Earn an insurance professional designation while earning continuing education.

Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) Designation Program
An inspiring professional faculty, nine ONE-DAY courses to choose from, a curriculum that's tailored to Arizona--all these benefits make the CISR Program a truly superior education opportunity. To earn the CISR designation, you must complete any five of the nine courses and pass the five exams within three years. All CISR courses are approved for 7 hours of continuing education credit in Arizona and are available in the classroom and online. An optional exam is given at the end of each course, in classroom or online, for those seeking the designation. - Click Here 

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) Designation Program
The Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) Program has been the insurance industry's premier, proven source for practical, real-world education since 1969. According to the Producer Profile publication, commercial lines producers with the CIC designation earn 30% more than those without the designation.  The CIC Program is designed to meet the practicing insurance professionals need for technical knowledge in all areas of the insurance industry. Each institute consists of two days of intensive instruction followed by a rigorous optional examination and is approved for 16 CE Hours in Arizona. - Click Here 

Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) Designation Program
CRIS is a specialized curriculum focusing on the insurance and risk management needs of construction projects and contractors. Those who complete the program are entitled to display the CRIS certification to certify their knowledge of construction insurance and risk management and dedication to the industry. To obtain the CRIS certification, you complete 5 specialized courses on construction risks and insurance. To maintain the CRIS certification, you obtain only 7 hours of approved construction risk and insurance continuing education credit during the initial 24 months and every 12 months thereafter (generally one online course or a seminar). - Click Here