CRC Certification

What is a CRC?

A CRC works at a clinical research site, with study subjects, under the immediate direction of a principal investigator, whose research activities are conducted under GCP guidelines.

What is a CCRC?

The CCRC credential is awarded to a CRC who has met eligibility requirements, demonstrated proficiency of specific knowledge and job‐related skills, and passed the standardized ACRP CRC Certification exam. The CCRC designation formally recognizes a CRC has met the professional standards set forth by the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals.

Am I eligible to become a CCRC?

In order to achieve ACRP Certification, all applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and pass the written ACRP CRC Certification Exam. The applicant should determine his/her own eligibility before submitting an application to the program.
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Certification Resources
Additional resources, including printable applications, Certification Handbooks, the Detailed Content Outlines (DCOs), Checklists, and many other forms are available to help you in the process of Certification.

About NCCA Accreditation
The Academy of Clinical Research Professionals (the Academy), an affiliate of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), independently administers all Certification exams and it’s Certification Programs are now accredited by the NCCA.






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