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CRA Study Group

Sponsored Program Services (SPS) is coordinating a Certified Research Administrator study group to prepare members for the test that is administered through the Research Administrators Certification Council.  This study group is held on personal time and participation in the group does not include any funding for study guides or testing fees.  Please check with your departments for the availability of professional development funds.  More information about the exam can be found at the Research Administrators Certification Council website.

The CRA study group will be meeting every other Thursday from November 7, 2019 to February 27, 2020 then every Thursday from March 5, 2020 to May 14, 2020 to prepare for the May, 2020 exam.  If you are interested in being a part of this group, please email brenda.lowther@uchc.edu

  • Every other Thursday beginning November 7, 2019
  • 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Registration required (brenda.lowther@uchc.edu)
  • Location emailed to registrants

The CRA examination 202o dates have not been released on the RACC website.  The dates shown below will be updated as available.  These dates are from the RACC website.  Please note that the study group is only preparing for the CRA exam.  If you have interest in the other exams, please email brenda.lowther@uchc.edu.

Certified Research Administrator®
May 11-25, 2019, Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
November 2-16, 2019, Application Deadline: October 1, 2019

Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator
February 16 – March 2, 2019, Application Deadline: January 18, 2019
August 17-31, 2019, Application Deadline: July 15, 2019

Certified Financial Research Administrator
March 02-16, 2019, Application Deadline: February 8, 2019
September 14-28, 2019, Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

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