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Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) Program Online

Internal Opportunities, Global Possibilities. 

Rice University partnered with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) to offer a three-part live, instructor-led online Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) training program to help you prepare for the CIA exam and to earn the CIA designation, the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Auditors at all stages of their careers
  • Chief audit executives
  • Audit managers
  • Audit staff
  • Risk management staff
  • Students enrolled in a business or financial degree program

Why Choose Rice?

  • Offered entirely online
  • Live instruction
  • Class recordings are made available in video (MP4) format
  • Quality instruction at one of the world's top universities

Earn a Rice University Certificate of Achievement

Participants who score 70 percent or higher on each online module test and the online post test will earn Rice University's Certificate of Achievement with commensurate recertification hours.

Attention CPAs

The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is a Registered CPE Course Provider. 

We have registered with the Texas State Board of Accountancy (Registration no. 600) to meet the requirements of the continuing professional education rules covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, program content, physical facilities and length of class hours. This registration agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the licensee.

Rice University is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website learningmarket.org.


Vicki A.McIntyre, CPA, CIA, CFSA, CRMA, serves as vice president of finance at FirstPlus Resolutions Inc., performing internal audits and providing consulting services in the financial services, retail and nutraceutical industries. Through her affiliation with The Institute of Internal Auditors, she performs national quality assessments of compliance with the International Professional Practices framework for Internal Auditing of various internal audit activities. With more than 20 years of industry experience, she has served as a CIA exam prep instructor throughout the nation since 2009. Ms. McIntyre holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from California State University.

Course Details

  • Vicki A.McIntyre, CPA, CIA, CFSA, CRMA
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14 meetings
Sept. 5- Dec. 21
Day of the Week
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Course Format
4.2 CEUs
50 CPEs
Time of Day
6-9 p.m. Central time
Tuition Fee
If registering by Aug. 28: $2,185
After Aug. 28: $2,485
Required equipment for online programs
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