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The  Financial & International Business Association (FIBA­)–FIU Anti Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) is a 12-week, fully online certification program in partnership with Florida International University designed to focus on the daily responsibilities of the AML/BSA compliance officer. This program is delivered in both English and Spanish.

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The FIBA–FIU Anti Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) responds to the need in financial institutions to understand and apply anti-money laundering laws and regulations. This course will help financial institutions effectively implement "know your customer" policies, monitor transactions through their financial institution and identify suspicious activity. This focus on practical application makes The FIBA AML Institute, in partnership with FIU, your best choice for AML learning.

At the end of the course, students will take the FIBA AMLCA certification exam, and those participants who pass the exam will earn the prestigious FIBA–FIU Anti Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) designation.

For upcoming course dates and registration, please visit the  FIBA Training Calendar.

Why Apply?

The FIBA–FIU Anti Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) certification is the foundation you need to build a robust AML compliance program and is designed for AML compliance officers, BSA analysts, risk managers, AML consultants, people who are new to AML compliance or experienced AML officers who need to expand their knowledge base in order to advance in their institutions.

Upon completion of the program, participants will have an understanding of essential topics such as:

  • Application of AML laws and regulations
  • CDD, EDD and KYC
  • AML compliance systems
  • Transaction monitoring
  • Elements of risk rating
  • Identifying suspicious activity
  • FFIEC Manual in practice
  • SARs

To register, please visit the FIBA Training Calendar.


All participants are expected to complete a comprehensive reading list, PowerPoint narratives and practice quizzes that will supplement the successful passing of the exam leading to the AMLCA certification. The online certification exam takes place at the end of your online course. This shows that the participant has acquired all aspects and the fundamentals of AML compliance in a financial institution. Participants passing the exam will receive the prestigious FIBA-FIU Anti Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA) designation.


Participants should be in the banking industry or other closely-related professions. For certification dates and enrollment, please visit the FIBA Training Calendar.

Tuition & Aid

The cost of the certification is as follows:

  • FIBA members: $1,195
  • Non-members: $1,395
  • Government: $995

Registration and Withdrawal Policies

  • Payment Policy: Program fees are due in full upon acceptance into the program.
  • Substitution Policy: Qualified substitutes for participants can be accommodated with advance written notice.
  • Withdrawal Policy: Due to costs associated with establishing, holding and replacing participant slots, the following guidelines will be implemented:
  • 1 week prior to the program: the participant will be charged 50 percent of the program fee.
  • 2–4 weeks prior to the program: the participant will be charged 25 percent of the program fee.
  • The remainder of the above mentioned will be transferred to another program upon receipt of written notice.

Note: FIU reserves the right to change, without notice, any statement in this bulletin concerning, but not limited to, curricula, courses, faculty, tuition, fees, policies and rules. If course or curriculum changes take place after you begin the program, we will make every effort to implement the changes in your best interest.

@ a Glance

$ 995 - 1,395
  • Fully Online Certificate