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(ACRP) Exam

Exam Preparation

Getting ready to take your Certification Exam? It is recommended that exam candidates begin to prepare three (3) to six (6) months prior to attempting an exam. Below are five (5) options to help you prepare for the exam and earn your Certification in the job-specific function you actually perform.





1-What is a CRA?
A clinical research associate (CRA), regardless of job title, supervises, monitors, and supports the administration and progress of a clinical trial on behalf of a sponsor. The sponsor, whose intent is the research of pharmaceuticals, biologics, or devices, may employ these individuals either directly or indirectly via contract research organizations (CROs), or as independent consultants or contractors.


What is a CCRA?
The CCRA® credential is designated to a CRA who has met eligibility requirements, demonstrated proficiency of specific knowledge and job‐related skills, and passed the standardized ACRP CRA Certification Exam. The CCRA® designation formally recognizes a CRA has met the professional standards set forth by the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals.

Am I eligible to become a CCRA?
In order to achieve ACRP Certification, all applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and pass the written ACRP CRA Certification Exam. The applicant should determine his/her own eligibility before submitting an application to the program.

2-What is a CRC?
A clinical research coordinator (CRC), regardless of job title, works at a clinical research site, with study subjects, under the immediate direction of a principal investigator, whose research activities are conducted under good clinical practice (GCP) guidelines.


What is a CCRC®?
The CCRC® credential is designated 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 CRA Certification Exam. The applicant should determine his/her own eligibility before submitting an application to the program.

3-What is a PI?
A PI physician (MD or equivalent) who serves as the principal, sub- or co- investigator; or monitors, supervises, or designs clinical trials; and accepts responsibility for the safe and ethical conduct of a clinical trial.


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

Am I eligible to become a CPI?
In order to achieve ACRP Certification, all applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and pass the written ACRP CPI Certification Exam. The applicant should determine his/her own eligibility before submitting an application to the program.

4-CTI Certification

The CTI Certification Exam is not currently offered. Please check this web page for any updates on future availability.If you currently hold at CCTI® designation, Maintenance of Certification will continue to be offered. For more information on how to maintain your credential, please click here.

Benefits of CCTI®
Certification is increasingly recognized by today’s global clinical research industry.
A survey of CTI managers, identified the benefits ofCertification to be:
  • Increased company marketability (for CROs)
  • Enhanced recognition by peers and supervisors
  • Reinforced professional standing
  • Heightened personal satisfaction
About CTI Certification
ACRP Certification is the formal recognition of clinical research professionals who have met the eligibility requirements and demonstrated job-related knowledge and skills.
Certification is granted in recognition of verified work experience, education, and a successful performance on the multiple-choice exam. ACRP offers the CTI exam to qualified individuals. CTI Certification signifies that a clinical research professional possesses knowledge about the conduct of clinical trials and the responsibilities of clinical research.
A CTI is a professional who, regardless of job title, works at a clinical research site as the non-physician or unlicensed physician investigator whose research activities are conducted under Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA regulations, and ICH guidelines. The largest investigator online databases include a request for the study coordinator’s certificate number. Study sites use Certification for documentation to sponsors and CROs that the site is professionally managed.


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