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The AG credential is awarded by ICAPGen, a nonprofit organization. Its website <> provides information about the organization, maintains a directory of AG professionals, and details the process of becoming accredited.

To begin, you first must choose from more than 25 testing regions in the United States and other countries such as England, Germany or Mexico. (As the “International” in its name implies, ICAPGen has a global focus.) Specializing in a country or region allows you to become an expert in a particular area, learning specific research skills and methodology.

ICAPGen has developed a testing program that entails three levels. You must pass each with

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