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Careers in private and professional investigation have become among the hottest areas of post 9/11 employment.

Investigation Education Consultants, Inc. is the premier source of education and training for investigators.  IEC, Inc. provides consulting services to educational institutions in the specific career areas of professional investigation and security management.

IEC designs college level, turnkey academic courses and programs for colleges and career schools who desire to offer a professional investigation certificate or degree for a specific career path.  Our only aim is to assist educational institutions in providing a high quality investigation program that changes lives – one at a time; and grants to each graduate a new beginning as a professional investigator.

The principals of IEC are experienced professional national trainers and educators specializing in custom designed, collegiate level professional investigation, security, personal safety, emergency preparedness and Homeland Security courses, created to educate, train and prepare students to enter one of these chosen disciplines.

Rory McMahon & Dr. Henry Lee


Investigation Education Consultants, Inc. (IEC) is a Florida based corporation whose sole mission is to provide consulting services to educational institutions and students desiring a competent, experienced training resource in professional investigation. The principal and owner of the Corporation is Rory J McMahon, CLI, CFE.

In 2019 IEC added a new affiliate in its never-ending quest to provide quality professional investigative training to offer Certificate Courses and Investigative Training ONLINE!!

IECOIT.COM offers a Certificate in Professional Investigation for those interested in entering the investigative field. There are also individual courses available in a number of investigative disciplines for those seeking Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s) and those True Crime fans that want to take an inside look at how professional investigators & law enforcement officers go about the business of conducting investigations. Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.

Rory McMahon is a former U.S. Probation and Parole Officer in the Southern District of New York and the Southern District of Florida. He supervised organized crime figures in both jurisdictions. Rory has been a licensed private investigator in Florida for 31 years. He is a Certified Legal Investigator, a distinction held by fewer than one hundred investigators worldwide. He is also a Board-Certified Criminal Defense Investigator (CCDI), a Certified International Investigator (CII) and a Florida Certified Investigator (FCI). He is the owner of McMahon and Associates Detective Division, a very successful private investigation agency located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was a founding father of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators (FALI), and has served on the boards of FALI, the South Florida Investigators Assoc. (SFIA), and the National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI). He was the Department Chair of the Private Investigation Services Program at City College from 1992 thru 1997. He presided over the growth of the program from one to four campuses. He authored most of the textbooks used to teach the classes while serving as an Associate Professor.

Rory is the author of three textbooks about investigation; Fraud Investigations – A Textbook on How to Conduct White Collar Crime and Financial Fraud Investigations, 3rd Edition (2018), Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, 3nd Edition (2013), and Guide to Professional Investigations (2020).

All materials for the course were approved for U.S. copyright in July 2004.

Online Investigation Training
The IEC Online Investigation Training (iecoit.com) Program was created to offer 2 specific areas of study:
Classes for those interested in courses in Professional Investigation or those seeking CEU’s.
Certificate in Professional Investigation was designed to offer enrolled students the knowledge and skills needed to become an entry level Intern in the field of Professional Investigation. This is the same 100+ hour program, created by Investigator/Author Rory J McMahon and being offered in Colleges around the U.S. The classes are based upon his best-selling books: Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, 3rd Edition (CRC Press), and Fraud Investigation, 3rd Edition (IEC Press); as well as several other books written by Professional Investigators recognized as the premier Investigators working in their fields. Copies of his latest books are provided with many of the courses.
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Investigation Education Consultants, Inc. (IEC) provides consulting services to educational institutions in the specific career areas of professional investigation and security management.   IEC designs collegiate level, turnkey educational courses and programs for colleges, universities and career schools that desire to offer a professional investigation or security management certificate or degree as a specific career path.

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