Certificates and Credentials

The Executive Protection Program is an integrated academic and practical training curriculum offered in two formats: The student may achieve Certification by completing a 4-Week Residency where the course material is presented in classroom and practical exercises, or a student may enroll in a combined 450 hour On-Line academic study prior to completing 15 day resident training. For details of the program descriptions visit the Executive Protection page.

ESI offers a PSD Protective Operations Program in a 28-Day/4-Week Residency This program follows federal agency protocols of Personal Security Details (PSD) in high-risk environments and incorporates the experience of operators who work in combat zones of Iraq, Afghanistan and Bosnia. For details of the program descriptions visit the PSD Protective Operations page.

ESI Offers a range of short courses. 

  • Celebrity Protection

  • Surveillance Detection

  • Covert Close Protection Beginning and Advanced

Visit the Short Courses page.

Corporate Security Management Certification is awarded for completing a 28-Day/4-Week Residency Program. For detailed description of the course material visit the Corporate Security Management page. 

The Security Specialist Program is ESI’s Premier Certification and it combines the two core Residency programs: Executive Protection and Corporate Security and Threat Management. For details of the program descriptions visit the Security Specialist page.

On-line Education

Executive Protection and Security Specialist

Complete your goals of becoming a Certified Protection Specialist in as little as nine months. The On-line education option is a great way to complete your certification when you cannot attend a 28 day residency. For more information visit the On-Line Education page.

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