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Continuing Education Credit

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HRCI Credit for PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® Recertification

Passing the 2020 ISCEBS Fellowship Exam can be used to meet your recertification requirements. HRCI awards 30 credit hours for each track. Your pass notice from the Prometric Testing Center is your proof of satisfactory completion. HRCI recommends you retain all supporting documentation for at least six months after successful recertification. No further documentation is needed from the International Society.
Health Track:
30 General hours
Retirement Track: 30 General hours
Combined:
60 General hours

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​SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP

SHRM has approved 30 credit hours for each ISCEBS examination passed. Please contact the Society for a certificate.

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Attorneys

State regulations vary as to whether self-study courses are accepted for credit. Attorneys in most states can seek approval of the Fellowship Exam from the State Bar/Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

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CPA

ISCEBS is not registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of self-study courses. Whether credit can be earned would be subject to your individual state board of accountancy regulations. Contact your state board of accountancy to determine if self-study courses are eligible for continuing education credit.

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Enrolled Actuaries

ISCEBS is a qualified sponsor of continuing education programs for enrolled actuaries under Section 20 CFR Part 90(g)(2)(iii) of the final rules and regulations governing those enrolled to perform actuarial services under ERISA. It is the actuary's responsibility to identify "core" and "noncore" hours of credit.

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Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

The Society's program sponsor agreement has been accepted by the International Board of Standards and Practices for Certified Financial Planners.  Information for the 2020 exam will be posted when it becomes available.
The CFP® Board of Standards had approved the 2019 U.S. Exam for:
Health Track: 6 Hours
Retirement Track: 6 Hours 
Combined Course: 12.0 hours

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IRS Enrolled Agents & Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

The International Society is an approved IRS continuing education provider. Information for the 2020 exam will be posted when it becomes available.
The 2019 Health Care exam had been approved for 11.0 general credit hours in the Qualified Retirement Plan Matters category.
The 2019 Retirement exam had been approved for 11.0 credit hours in the Qualified Retirement Plan Matters category.
Approved audience: Enrolled Agents (EA)/Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents (ERPA). IRS CE is only mandatory for EAs and ERPAs.

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Insurance Producers - Insurance CE Credit

The ISCEBS will seek approval of the Fellowship Exam only in states where this service is requested on exam application forms. ​Credit for each individual track may vary. State regulations for reporting credit and for the maximum credit to be awarded vary.
If there is no indication that the course is pending approval in your state, you MUST contact us and request credit at least 45 days prior to your exam date. If your state is not approved, the last day to request CE is June 1, 2020.

Do not sit for your exam until your state has been approved.


STATE2019 Credit Approval
2020 Credit Approval
Alabama
Alaska**
Arizona Health Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 General
4 Ethics
Health Track:
7 General
1 Ethic
Retirement Track:
10 General
3 Ethics
Combined;
17 General
4 Ethics
Arkansas
California Health Track:
9 Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Life Only
2 Ethics
Combined:
9 Accident & Health
9 Life Only
4 Ethics
Pending
ColoradoHealth Track:
9 Life/Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Life/Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 Life/Accident & Health
4 Ethics
Pending
ConnecticutHealth Track:
9 LH
2 LRE
Retirement Track:
9 LH
2 LRE
Combined:
18 LH
4 LRE
Health Track:
7 LH
1 LRE
Retirement Track:
10 LH
3 LRE
Combined:
17 LH
4 LRE
Delaware
Dist of Columbia
Florida
GeorgiaHealth Track:
9 Life & Accident Sickness
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Life & Accident Sickness
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 Life & Accident Sickness
4 Ethics
Pending
Hawaii
Idaho
IllinoisHealth Track:
11 General
Retirement Track:
11 General
Combined:
22 General
Pending
IndianaHealth Track:
8 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
8 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
16 Life, Accident & Health
4 Ethics
IowaHealth Track:
7 General
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
7 General
2 Ethics
Combined:
14 General
4 Ethics
Pending
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
MainePending
MarylandHealth Track:
7 Life/Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
7 Life/Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
14 Life/Health
4 Ethics
Pending
MassachusettsHealth Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 General
4 Ethics
Pending
MichiganPendingPending
MinnesotaHealth Track:
11 General - Distance Learning
Retirement Track:
11 General - Distance Learning
Combined:
22 General - Distance Learning
Pending
MississippiHealth Track:
9 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
7 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
16 Life, Accident & Health
4 Ethics
Pending
MissouriHealth Track:
7 Life/Health
2 ETH/MO LAW/DUTY/OBLG TO DEPT
Retirement Track;
7 Life/Health
2 ETH/MO LAW/DUTY/OBLG TO DEPT
Combined:
14 Life/Health
4 ETH/MO LAW/DUTY/OBLG TO DEPT
Pending
Montana
Nebraska​Pending
Nevada
New Hampshire Health Track:
9 PRO
2 ETH, PRO
Retirement Track:
9 PRO
2 ETH, PRO
Combined:
19 PRO
4 ETH, PRO
Pending
New JerseyPendingPending
New Mexico
New York Health Track:
9 B, LB, LC, LSB, L/A and HA, P/CA
3 B, LB, LC, LSB, L/A and HA, P/CA
Retirement Track:
9 B, LB, LC, LSB, L/A and HA, P/CA
3 B, LB, LC, LSB, L/A and HA, P/CA
Combined:
18 B, LB, LC, LSB, L/A and HA, P/CA
6 B, LB, LC, LSB, L/A and HA, P/CA

Pending
North Carolina Health Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 General
4 Ethics
Pending
North Dakota
OhioHealth Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 General
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 General
4 Ethics
Pending
Oklahoma
OregonPending
PennsylvaniaHealth Track:
11 General
Retirement Track:
11 General
Combined:
22 General
Pending
Rhode Island
South Carolina Health Track:
9 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 Life, Accident & Health
4 Ethics
Pending
South Dakota
TennesseeHealth Track:
9 Life/Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Life/Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 Life/Health
4 Ethics
Pending
TexasHealth Track:
7 General
1.5 Ethics
Retirement Track:
7 General
1.5 Ethics
Combined:
14 General
3 Ethics
​Pending
UtahHealth Track:
9 Self Study
2 Self Study Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Self Study
2 Self Study Ethics
Combined:
18 Self Study
4 Self Study Ethics
Pending
Vermont
VirginiaHealth Track:
9 Life & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
2 Ethics
Combined:
9 Life & Health
4 Ethics
Pending
WashingtonHealth Track:
8 credits                                              
Retirement Track:
Not approved
Combined:
8 credits
​Pending
West Virginia
WisconsinHealth Track:
9 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Retirement Track:
9 Life, Accident & Health
2 Ethics
Combined:
18 Life, Accident & Health
4 Ethics
Health Track:
9 LIfe, Accident & Health
1 Ethic
Retirement Track:
12 Life, Accident & Health
4 Ethics
Combined:
21 Life, Accident & Health
5 Ethics
Wyoming


updated 3/23/2020

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