Procedures and Registration

The requirements for earning the Certified Specialist in Catastrophe Risk (CSCR) credential include passing four exams and completing an ethics course, as described below.

Due to Covid-19, examinations through the end of the calendar year are available both at those Prometric Testing Centers that have re-opened as well as directly from The Institutes.

Credential Requirements Course Materials and Exam Availability
1. Property Insurance Fundamentals Online course and exam registration now available  (you will be redirected to the registration page on The Institutes’ website)
2. Catastrophe Risk in the Insurance Industry Exam registration now available  (you will be redirected to the registration page on The Institutes’ website)
3. Introduction to Catastrophe Modeling Methodologies Exam registration now available   – Please call The Institute’s Customer Success Department at 610-622-2101 to register for order this exam. 
4. The Cat Modeling Process Exam registration now available   – Please call The Institute’s Customer Success Department at 610-622-2101 to register for this exam.
5. Online Course on Ethics and Professionalism Now available on-demand through The Institutes

Course & exam registration process is as follows:

  1. Register for the on line course, if applicable, and the examinations by visiting  The Institutes’ website or calling  (800) 644-2101 (U.S. and Canada) or (610) 644-2100 (Outside the U.S.) to order by phone.
  2. Once registered, each student will receive an email confirmation which includes instructions on contacting Prometrics Testing Center * to schedule the exam time & place.

*Must provide registration info from The Institutes (step 1 above)