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By Albert Schorsch III, PhD, CRA, Associate Dean CUPPA
Notice: For those preparing for the nationally administered May, 2014 Certified Research Administrator exams.
Review session scheduled Friday, 2/28/14 at the UIC campus. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location tentatively scheduled for Room 110, CUPPA Hall, 412 S. Peoria. The registration deadline for the 2/28/14 CRA review session at UIC is 2/7/14.
Register for the Review session: http://www.cra-cert.org/examschedule.html
Research administration professionals report that they learn much during their study of the "Body of Knowledge" for the CRA certification http://cra-cert.org/bodyofknowledge.html and this whole process not only gives a research professional a rigorous overview of the legal and technical aspects of research administration, but also gives professional recognition. The exam covers all aspects of research regulation, is difficult, and cannot usually be passed by someone who has not had hands-on work in preparing and adjusting grant budgets. Passing the exam is a true achievement.
The cost is $195 for a review session and $375 to take the certification exam, and this cost is the responsibility of a sponsoring unit or of an individual. Once a review session is announced on the web by the RACC, persons from other universities also register as well at the RACC website, where fees for registration and the exams are paid, so it is best to register early.
Learn more about CRA Certification http://www.cra-cert.org/whatiscertification.html
View the CRA list of those already certified http://cra-cert.org/certified/
Individual applicants are responsible for their own registration, and for arranging for either personal or departmental payment of the review and exam fees.
Please note that the application deadline for the May 3 – 17, 2014 CRA Exam is March 31, 2014
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