ACRP Certification is the formal recognition of clinical research professionals who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform ethical and responsible clinical research by passing one of three role-specific certification exams based on international standards.
By committing to ACRP Certification, you will be promoting professionalism, validating your competence, dedicating yourself to quality standards, and elevating yourself above the crowd.
Applications Open May 1 for Next Exam
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ACRP-CP® (Association of Clinical Research Professionals – Certified Professional) is a new credential formally recognizing professionals involved in the conduct of clinical studies/trials who have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform ethical and responsible clinical research by passing the standardized ACRP Certified Professional Exam.
Role-Specific Certification Programs
The CCRA® credential is awarded to a CRA who has passed the standardized ACRP CRA Certification exam.
The CCRC® credential is awarded to a CRC who has passed the standardized ACRP CRC Certification exam.
The CPI® credential is awarded to a PI who has passed the standardized ACRP PI Certification exam.
Applications open May 1 for the September 2017 exams. Prepare for success with ACRP’s Exam Prep resources.
Keep your designation in good standing and continue to demonstrate your competence through the Maintenance of Certification program.
Verify your designation status or the status of your current and/or prospective employees by usig the ACRP Certification Verification Tool.
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ACRP Certification is the premier mark of excellence in the clinical research field. View the benefits of certification to see what it can do for you and your organization.
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