Commercial Certification and Education

The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA)

SOCRA has developed an International Certification Program in order to create an internationally-accepted standard of knowledge, education, and experience by which CRPs will be recognized as Certified Clinical Research Professionals (CCRP®s) in the clinical research community. The standards upon which this certification program is based have been set forth by this organization to promote recognition and continuing excellence in the ethical conduct of clinical trials.       

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)

ACRP is helping professionalize clinical research by defining and promoting standardized competence requirements for the clinical trial workforce. They are improving the knowledge, skills, and abilities of clinical research professionals by providing competence-based education and training programs. With a broad portfolio of online and in-person training programs.