CIC Designation Program

What Is CIC?

The Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) Program has been the insurance industry's premier, proven source for practical, real-world education since 1969, enhancing professional skills and offering an opportunity for national recognition within the insurance community. Research has shown that CICs generate increased profits for their agencies. The CIC designation means you have the knowledge, personal dedication, and expertise to succeed in an ever-changing demanding profession. Becoming a CIC is also a pledge to meet the challenge of lifelong professional continuing education.
The CIC program is comprised of seven institutes. Each CIC institute is 16 hours of instruction, followed by an optional exam. Presentations are custom-tailored to reflect the applicable state laws and policies. To receive the CIC designation, you must attend five of the seven institutes and pass the exams for each.

Registration: Wed., 7:00am - 8:00am
Class: Wed., 8:00am - 5:15pm; Thurs., 8:00am - 5:00pm
Exam (Optional): Fri., 8:00am - 10:00am

Contact the IIANC Education Department at or 888-275-8907 with questions.
Note: Information provided during CIC Institute and Ruble Seminar live webinar offerings are based on country-wide forms and are not NC-specific.

CIC Fellowship

IIANC will award five (5) Fellowships to attend a CIC Institute during the upcoming year.  The Fellowships are presented in honor of Dr. Robert S. Cline, CPCU, CLU, and Education Consultant for the CIC Program in the Carolinas from its inception in 1976 to 1991. Each Fellowship covers the entire registration fee to one (1) Institute in North Carolina from the date awarded through one calendar year. Learn more >>>

Need to Make a Change to a Class?

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Begin DateEnd DateCourse NameLocationCE TypeCE HoursCode
6/15/20226/16/2022CIC Agency Management InstituteCaryGEN16CICAM0622
6/21/20226/22/2022James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarOnlineGEN16CICGS62122
7/12/20227/13/2022CIC Commercial Multiline InstituteOnline, NCGEN16CIC071222
8/1/20228/2/2022James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarWrightsville BeachGEN16CICGS80122
8/3/20228/4/2022James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarWrightsville BeachGEN16CICGS80322
8/9/20228/10/2022James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarOnlineGEN16CICGS08092
9/13/20229/14/2022CIC Commercial Property InstituteOnlineGEN16CIC091321
10/19/202210/20/2022James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarGreensboroGEN16GS101922
11/8/202211/9/2022CIC Personal Lines InstituteOnlineGEN16CIC110822
11/16/202211/17/2022CIC Life and Health InstituteCaryGEN16CIC111622