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 five institutes. Each CIC institute is 20 hours of instruction, followed by an optional exam. Presentations are custom-tailored to reflect the applicable state laws and policies.

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.


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 >>>

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Begin DateEnd DateTitleLocationCE TypeCE HoursState Course#Code
11/13/201911/15/2019CIC Personal Lines InstituteCaryGEN16 CICPL1119
1/22/20201/23/2020James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarCharlotteGEN16 CICGS12220
2/12/20202/14/2020CIC Commercial Property InstituteGreensboroGEN16 CICCP21220
3/11/20203/13/2020CIC Commercial Casualty InstituteCaryGEN16 CICCC31120
4/21/20204/24/2020James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarAshevilleGEN16 CICGS42120
5/13/20205/15/2020CIC Agency Management InstituteCharlotteGEN16 CICAM51320
6/17/20206/19/2020CIC Insurance Company Operations InstituteCary   CIC61720
8/3/20208/4/2020James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarWrightsville BeachGEN16 CICGS8320
8/5/20208/6/2020James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarWrightsville BeachGEN16 CICGS8520
9/16/20209/18/2020CIC Commercial Multiline InstituteAshevilleGEN16 CICCM91620
10/26/202010/27/2020James K. Ruble Graduate SeminarGreensboroGEN16 CICGS1020
11/11/202011/13/2020CIC Life and Health InstituteCaryGEN16 CICLH1120