CPI offers these certifications:
- Professional Credit Associate (PCA)
- Professional Credit Specialist (PCS)
- Professional Credit Executive (PCE)
- Master Professional Credit Executive (MPCE)
Those certified at a lower level can apply to upgrade their certification. All certified professionals must recertify every five years. Applications for certification are reviewed and approved by a CPI leader holding the Master Professional Credit Executive certification. A small fee is charged for processing a certification. Those approved receive a certificate suitable for framing.