About CSCP

The National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) offers the Certified Securities Compliance Professional (CSCP) designation to individuals who complete the certificate program offered through Utica College.  The CSCP designation distinguishes individuals with intermediate to advanced proficiency and a commitment to advancing securities compliance practices, lifelong learning, and professional development. Candidates that achieve the CSCP credential will have successfully demonstrated expertise of broker-dealer, investment adviser or dual registrant compliance best practices, rules and regulations, and industry standards.

Who is NSCP?

The National Society of Compliance Professionals is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to serving and supporting the compliance professional in the financial services industry. NSCP is for compliance, by compliance. NSCP membership provides the financial services professional from the U.S. and Canada with a wide range of resources including a vast network of compliance peers, continuing education to further their knowledge and specialized skills, and regulatory involvement through representation of compliance interests.

Highlights of the CSCP offering include:

  • On-Line Course Curriculum: Utica College offers an on-line, instructor-led, graduate-level curriculum, which can be completed in 12 Months (six – eight week courses) resulting in a graduate certificate in securities compliance and preparing students for the CSCP examination designation.


  • CSCP Designation: The National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP) offers the CSCP designation to graduates of the Utica College certificate program. Qualified graduates are eligible to take the CSCP examination leading to a certification demonstrating expertise in broker-dealer (CSCP®-BD), investment adviser (CSCP®-IA) or dual registration (CSCP®) compliance best practices, rules and regulations, and industry standards.


  • Graduate Credits: The credits earned through the courses may also count towards Utica College graduate programs : MS Financial Crime and Compliance Management or an MBA in Fraud Management.

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Tuition Cost for NSCP Members is $5,940

($330 per credit)

*NSCP Student Membership is $150 for 2 years

Enroll In Utica College's CSCP Program Today

In January 2016, NSCP introduced the online Certified Securities Compliance Professional (CSCP) certificate program being offered through an exciting partnership with Utica College.