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Certified eCommerce Acquiring Specialist

Professional Distinction


Professionals certified as an eCommerce Acquiring Specialist have been trained and prepared to be able to support merchant prospecting and onboarding by providing analysis of potential underwriting problems, being able to discuss and work merchants on how to handle chargebacks, and being able to explain how payment card processing works.

Those who have earned the eCommerce Acquiring Specialist Certification have the core knowledge needed to understand CNP fraud, merchant fraud, merchant underwriting considerations and best practices for chargeback management from a merchant's perspective. The Acquiring Specialist track positions individuals to be better partners and representatives for their merchant base.

Business People Applauding

The eCommerce Acquiring Specialist Certification is a specialized training program intended for acquirer account management personnel that provides knowledge on common merchant related operational processes and tools related to fraud management, and other knowledge to help payment industry professionals excel at account management. This certification is intended for and includes professionals with job titles such as Merchant Sales Executive, Merchant Success Manager, Merchant Client Advocate, Merchant Sales Team Lead and more.

eCommerce Acquiring Specialists Represent

Types of Organizations
Career Roles
  • Client Success Manager

  • Inside Sales Representative

  • Sales Executive

  • Merchant Sales Specialist

  • Merchant Underwriter

  • Merchant Sales Executive

  • Client Relationship Manager

  • Merchant Sales Team Lead

  • Manager, Merchant Success

  • Regional Sales Manager

Paying at the Store
6 Included Courses at a Bundled Cost
Do You Have What it Takes?

To complete the eCommerce Acquiring Specialist Certification students must pass multiple exams to demonstrate the retention of core concepts and knowledge payment processing, merchant risk and merchant onboarding in the CNP channel. It takes approximately 6 to 8 hours to complete all six courses, 20 practice quizzes, 6 course exams and 1 cumulative final exam.



J. Ruzicka, eCommerce Certified Fraud Professional

I learned some new terminology that will help us converse with merchants about these topics..

D. Billings, eCommerce Certified Fraud Professional

It was a fantastic experience, I really enjoyed it. Having tenure and experience in the industry, I found value getting this external exposure, it provides a new perspective.

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