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Certificate in Research Administration

CRA Review Session

The Certified Research Administrator review session is designed for research administrators that are interested in and qualify to take the certified research administrator exam that is managed by the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC), an independent certifying body. The review session focuses on four areas of research administration:

  • Project Development and Administration
  • Legal Requirements and Sponsor Interface
  • Financial Management
  • General Management

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About the 2021 CRA Exam

There are two CRA exam windows scheduled for 2021. After applying, you may take the examination at any time within one of the 2-week testing windows below. Click here for the CRA Study Group Resources.

Review the application deadlines below and register here.

2021 Testing Windows and Applications Deadlines

May 15 – May 29 (Application deadline passed)

November 6 – November 20 (Must apply by October 6, 2021)

CRA study materials are available here.


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Research Administration

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Baltimore, MD 21218

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