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Certifications (Technology): CISSP

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Certification Table of Contents

ECPI University students & alumni can use library resources and GetCertified™ to earn their ISC2 certification.

This table of contents is arranged to guide you through the exam preparation, approval, and registration process. 

General Exam Information

ECPI Library Study Materials:


Schedule Your Exam

IMPORTANT notice:  Only students enrolled in ECPI University's Masters of Science in Cybersecurity program are eligible to take the CISSP exam using an ECPI voucher!

General Information: CISSP


Exam Information:   

  • Exam Vouchers: One
  • Voucher Fees for Graduate Students and Alumni: $20 per exam ($40 for a retake voucher)
  • Exam Length: 3 hours
  • Number of Questions: 100-150
  • Question Format: Multiple choice and advanced innovative questions
  • Passing Score: 700 (out of 1000)


IMPORTANT notice:  ISC2 has very strict eligibility requirements. Visit the ISC2 Experience Requirements page for more information.

ISC2 Resources:



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GetCertified: Exam Prep and Approval


GetCertified is a certification study and voucher request platform that ECPI University students and alumni will use to prepare for this certification exam. 

Click here to begin using GetCertified exam prep

For more information on requesting access to GetCertified, see this FAQ:  How do I sign up for GetCertified?

When you’ve successfully completed the GetCertified exam prep, you will receive a digital badge* which you must redeem. You’ll then complete another online form through GetCertified.

Click here to request your voucher
*Need help obtaining your digital badge? Visit this Library FAQ for instructions.

Schedule Your Exam

Once you’ve requested your voucher, ECPI University staff will be in touch to assist with scheduling.  ECPI University students and alumni may test in one of three ways.

OPTION 1: Take your test on campus—if your campus has an available testing center.
OPTION 2: Use your voucher code to schedule your exam at a nearby off-site Pearson VUE testing site.
OPTION 3: Use your voucher code to test at home using Pearson’s OnVUE testing platform (if applicable).

IMPORTANT notice for remote testers:  After you test, you need to let ECPI University staff know the result.  Please respond to your voucher email or use the Ask a Librarian form to share your results.