Master Certified Interview Strategist (MCIS) Credential

Master Certified Interview Strategist (MCIS) credential
CPC Master Level Certification Steps

The MCIS credential is the exclusive standard reserved only for the top strategists in our industry.

The prestigious Master Certified Interview Strategist (MCIS) designation is reserved for the top strategists in our industry. Only once you have been awarded your Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) may you apply for the MCIS designation, if you feel that you are qualified and wish to do so. To maintain your certification, you must be a registered professional member of CPC. There is no renewal fee.

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Master Certified Interview Strategist (MCIS) Testing Process

In order to obtain and maintain your Master Certified Interview Strategist (MCIS) designation you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Possess your Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) designation for a minimum one full year.
  • Apply for M-Level Certification ($295 Application Fee)
  • Submit by e-mail and pass an independent evaluation of three in-depth case studies.
  • Demonstrate professional development leadership by contributing five hours of active volunteer work supporting CPC in the last year.
  • Maintain a current membership with Career Professionals of Canada.

See Part 5 of your CIS eGuide for a detailed outline of the requirements for your case study submissions and volunteer work.

To pass, you must achieve an average grade of 80% or more. You will be notified of your status within four weeks of your submission.

Once you have achieved your MCIS certification, your designation is valid as long as you remain a registered professional member of Career Professionals of Canada.

There is no renewal or re-certification fee.