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Associate in Claims (AIC ᵀᴹ)

Master the fundamentals, select your specialty and take the next step in supporting your customers during their greatest time of need.

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What an AIC can do for you

The AIC designation gave me a competitive edge going from a claims examiner to a managerial role with my current organization. The broad range of the AIC course studies has allowed me to better communicate across other departments with a higher degree of understanding.

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Michael Azarigian MBA, CPCU, AIC Property Claims Manager

95% of AIC completers said that their designation demonstrates professional competency

93% of AIC completers gained advanced knowledge.

81% of those in their career less than 2 years said that earning this designation increased their overall job opportunities

AIC at a Glance

18-24 Months Virtual Exams

The first step towards earning your AIC designation is to complete and pass the exam for these two core courses. 

  • AIC 30: Claim Handling Principles and Practices
  • AINS 101: Increasing Your Insurance IQ

Identify a specific track in which you want to build your expertise, and complete those required courses within that concentration.


  • AIC 39: Auto Claims Practices
  • AIC 48: Bodily Injury Claims and Auto Coverages


  • AIC 32: Liability Claims Practices
  • AIC 49: Bodily Injury Claims and Liability Coverages


  • AIC 31: Property Claims Practices
  • AIC 41: Property Coverages

Workers Compensation 

  • AIC 37: Managing Bodily Injury Claims
  • AIC 44: Workers Compensation Claim Practices

Complete the following course offered at no-cost, to acquire the decision-making tools to maintain ethical standards and preserve the public’s trust.

  • Ethics 311: Ethical Decision Making in Risk and Insurance

If you are interested in CPCU, complete Ethical Guidelines for CPCUs.

AIC Designation

Total Requirements: 5 Average Course: 5-7 Weeks Program Completion: 18-24 Months

Still Wondering if AIC is Right for You?

Here are some final facts to help you decide if this is the right designation for your role as well as your future career goals. 

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My Courses

When you're working toward your educational goals, it's important to stay focused and create a schedule that works for you.

That’s why you can quickly and easily access your online courses online, anytime, so you can get what you need to develop the skills your role requires.

Within your online course you will have access to:

  • Course assignments
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Practice exams and more
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Is a Designation Worth It?

If you have questions about whether to pursue a designation versus an MBA, why our students choose our programs, or where to begin, we’ve got the answers! Download our guide, “Take Your Career to the Next Level,” to learn why a designation is worth the investment. 

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