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Take Your Insurance Knowledge to the Next Level

State Farm employees: Build new skills now with a micro-course, or commit to a program through The Institutes Designations to advance your career.

When enrolling in a course, you will need to include your State Farm email address and Alias.
State Farm does not cover retake exams or transfer fees. You can pay for your retake exam or transfer fee with a credit card. 

Micro Course Free
AIC 300 Micro

AIC 300: Claims Principles Micro-Course

Sample an Associate in Claims designation course to learn how the claims environment is evolving, and develop skills to effectively handle claims and communicate with claimants.

20-35 Minutes
Claims Handling, Communication
Micro Course Free
AIC 301 Micro

AIC 301: Claims Law Essentials Micro-Course

Try out an Associate in Claims core course for free and explore how to investigate and settle claims in good faith.

45-60 Minutes
Claims Resolution, Insurance Law
Micro Course Free
AIC 302 Micro

AIC 302: Auto Claims Micro-Course

Explore an Associate in Claims elective course and learn how to determine auto liability, coverage, and claim value.

30-45 Minutes
Claims Handling, Auto Claims
Micro Course Free
AIC 303 Micro

AIC 303: Liability Claims Micro Course

Sample an Associate in Claims elective course and learn how to effectively navigate the complex world of liability claims.

20-35 Minutes
Claims Handling, Liability Analysis
Micro Course Free
AIC304 Micro

AIC 304: Property Claims Micro-Course

Learn how to effectively navigate the property claims process with a free sample of an Associate in Claims elective course.

20-35 Minutes
Claims Handling, Property Claims
Micro Course Free
AIC 305

AIC 305: Workers Compensation Claims Micro-Course

Try a free sample of an Associate in Claims elective course to learn how to successfully handle workers compensation claims.

30-45 Minutes
Claims Handling, Workers Compensation Claims
Micro Course Free
CPCU 500 Leadership Foundations

CPCU 500: Leadership Foundations Micro-Course

Try out a CPCU core course for free and learn how to become a leader in risk management and insurance.

30-60 Minutes
Strategic Leadership, Critical Thinking, Strategic Decision Making
Micro Course Free
CPCU 520: Insurance Operations

CPCU 520: Insurance Operations Micro-Course

Try a CPCU core course for free and learn how to improve operational effectiveness and collaborate more effectively across your organization.

30-60 Minutes
Insurance Operations, Insurance Marketing, Strategic Leadership
Micro Course Free
CPCU 530 Legal Fundamentals

CPCU 530: Legal Fundamentals Micro-Course

Try a CPCU core course for free to gain a legal understanding of insurance policies that drive essential business decisions.

30-60 Minutes
Insurance Policies, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law
Micro Course Free
CPCU 540 Insurer Finances

CPCU 540: Insurer Finances Micro-Course

Try a CPCU core course for free and learn how to apply key accounting principles to help you make strategic business decisions.

30-60 Minutes
Insurance Accounting, Investment Strategies, Financial Statements
Micro Course Free
CPCU 550 Data and Technology

CPCU 550: Data and Technology Micro-Course

Gain the data literacy skills you need to successfully navigate and contribute to the rapidly evolving risk management and insurance landscape.

30-60 Minutes
Insurance Operation, Risk Management
Micro Course Free
AIC Micro

Online AIC Micro-Course

Explore the Associate in Claims designation and gain skills collaborating with claimants, using new technology, and resolving the broad spectrum of claims insurers face today.

30-45 Minutes
Claims Handling, Claims Investigation
Micro Course Free
Associate in Management text on red background

Online AIM Micro-Course

Explore the Associate in Management (AIM) and gain the skills to manage a team, mitigate enterprise risks, and strategically leverage data to contribute to your company’s success...

30-45 Minutes
Supervisory Skills, Strategic Data Analysis, Business Resilience
Micro Course Free
AINS Micro

Online AINS Micro-Course

Sample the Associate in Insurance designation to quickly learn why insurance exists and is so important for families and organizations, and explore how insurance is evolving.

10-30 Minutes
Insurance, Insurance Operations
Micro Course Free
Associate in Insurance Services

Online AIS Micro-Course

Try AIS for free and start gaining the skills needed to drive innovation and process improvements throughout the insurance value chain for a competitive edge.

30-45 Minutes
Data-Driven Decision Making, Customer-Focused Service
Micro Course Free
Associate in Personal Insurance

Online API Micro-Course

Try the Associate in Personal Insurance (API) for free and start gaining the skills needed to effectively evaluate and underwrite personal lines risks and better position yourself...

30-45 Minutes
Personal Insurance, Underwriting
Micro Course Free
ARM Micro

Online ARM Micro-Course

Sample the Associate in Risk Management designation for free and learn about risk treatment, risktech, supply chain risk, and more.

30-60 Minutes
Risk Management, Risk Assessment
Micro Course Free
Online ARe Micro-Course

Online ARe Micro-Course

Sample the Associate in Reinsurance. Learn about reinsurance and how insurers and reinsurers collaborate to protect insurers while meeting customer needs.

30-45 Minutes
Reinsurance, Catastrophe Insurance
Micro Course Free
AU Micro

Online AU Micro-Course

Try a free sample course and learn about commercial underwriting, underwriting technology, commercial property loss, and how rates impact premium distribution.

10-30 Minutes
Commercial Underwriting, Risk Assessment
Micro Course Free
CPCU Micro

Online CPCU Micro-Course

Gain practical leadership skills in key areas such as risk management, insurer operations, critical thinking, and data literacy to help you meaningfully contribute to the insurance...

30-60 Minutes
Insurance Operation, Risk Management
Designation
AIC Designation

Associate in Claims

Gain skills you can use right away in claims handling, investigation and resolution, and build targeted skills in your choice of auto, property, liability, or workers comp claims....

9-12 Months
Claims Handling, Claims Resolution, Claims Investigation, Negotiation, Fraud Prevention, Auto Claims
Designation
AIC-M Designation

Associate in Claims-Management

After you earn AIC, you can take your skills one step further: build leadership and management skills and gain in-depth claims knowledge, so you are ready to manage a claims team....

1-3 Months
Claims Management, Insurance, Liability, Claims Investigation, Leadership, Team Management
Designation
AU Designation

Associate in Commercial Underwriting

Enhance your professional confidence and build a strong foundation in underwriting principles, including how to identify, assess, and underwrite modern commercial risks. Learn more...

12-15 Months
Commercial Underwriting, Commercial Risk Assessment, Construction Safety, Cyber Risk
Designation
AU-M Designation

Associate in Commercial Underwriting-Management

After completing your AU™, earn your AU-M by completing one more course. Then contribute to your organization’s profitably with new skills to better manage a book of business....

1-3 Months
Leadership, Management, Underwriting Strategies
Designation
AFSB Designation

Associate in Fidelity and Surety Bonding

Master core knowledge of fidelity and surety bonding, including underwriting all types of bonds, handling bond claims and understanding contract law. Learn more about Associate in...

15-18 Months
Surety, Surety Bonding, Insurance, Claims, Underwriting
Designation
AIT Designation

Associate in Information Technology

Become an indispensable data collaborator by learning how to apply your information technology expertise to analyzing insurer data and managing new and evolving cyber risks. Learn...

9-15 Months
General Insurance, Risk Management, Cyber Risk, Data Analytics
Designation
AINS Designation

Associate in Insurance

Quickly master the basics of insurance, and understand how different insurer functions work together to create, deliver and support products, and how your role fits in. Learn more...

3-6 Months
Insurance, Claims Handling, Coverage Analysis, Customer Service, Risk Assessment, Insurance Operations
Designation
AIAF Designation

Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance

Learn the practices, principles and procedures used to prepare and understand insurer financial statements, including insurance accounting, asset valuation and taxation. Learn more...

12-18 Months
Risk Management, Financing Risk, Insurance Operations, Insurance Financials
Designation
AIDA Designation

Associate in Insurance Data Analytics

Keep up with rapidly evolving data use in insurance. Learn techniques you can use to analyze big data and understand data application in claims, underwriting, and risk management....

9-12 Months
Data Analysis, Predictive Modeling, Risk Control, Data Management, Data Quality Assurance, Data Analytics Strategy
Designation
AIS Designation

Associate in Insurance Services

Build on your expertise by developing an innovative, customer-focused, and data-driven mindset in risk management and insurance. Earn your AIS™ with one more course after complet...

1-3 Months After Prerequisite
Customer Satisfaction, Process Improvement, Innovation
Designation
Associate in Management

Associate in Management

Develop real-world skills to effectively manage your team. Learn how to increase productivity, improve retention, and make strategic decisions that support the team’s potential....

9-15 Months
Management, Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Planning, Diversity & Inclusion
Designation
API Designation

Associate in Personal Insurance

Expand your knowledge of and skills in personal insurance, risk management, product marketing, portfolio management, and profitability improvement. Learn more about Associate in P...

9-12 Months
Personal Insurance, Underwriting, Product Marketing, Pricing Strategy, Portfolio Management
Designation
APA Designation

Associate in Premium Auditing

Elevate your insurance knowledge and increase your expertise in proper auditing procedures for a variety of complex situations. Learn more about Associate in Premium Auditing (APA)...

12-18 Months
Insurance Auditing, Premium Auditing, Insurance Operations
Designation
ARC Designation

Associate in Regulation and Compliance

Gain a better understanding of the insurance regulatory environment and the impact of regulation on insurance while also learning about insurance accounting and business operations...

9-12 Months
Insurance Accounting, Insurance Regulation, Risk Control, Insurance Operations
Designation
ARe Designation

Associate in Reinsurance

Learn how to collaborate with insurers and reinsurers to create effective reinsurance programs that protect insurers from risk and loss, and empower them to better serve customers....

12-15 Months
Reinsurance, Insurance Accounting, Risk Analysis, Risk Management, Loss Mitigation, Catastrophe Insurance
Designation
ARM Designation

Associate in Risk Management

Gain a strategic, holistic understanding of risk assessment and treatment. Learn how to assess existing risk, detect and anticipate emerging risks and ensure compliance. Learn more...

9-12 Months
Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Compliance, Risk Financing, Data Analysis, Strategic Management
Designation
CPCU Designation

CPCU

Gain confidence and make better business decisions through a broad understanding of the relevant and emerging concepts in risk management and today’s insurance landscape. Drive r...

18-24 Months
Underwriting, Coverage Analysis, Claims Management, Risk Control, Communication, Leadership

When enrolling in a course, you will need to include your State Farm email address and Alias.
State Farm does not cover retake exams or transfer fees. You can pay for your retake exam or transfer fee with a credit card. 
State Farm also does not cover UPS 2nd Day Air, UPS Next Day Air, or FedEx Priority Overnight shipping options. 
If you have questions, contact The Institutes at customersuccess@TheInstitutes.org or (800) 644-2101.