The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Exam Preparation

Congratulations on your decision to earn the most recognized and respected endorsement of clinical research competency — ACRP Certification. As you start this important journey in your career, we’re here to support you every step of the way.


This video offers a comprehensive overview designed to help guide you along your journey toward ACRP Certification.

ACRP’s Bridget Gonzales, Head of Educational Programs and Customer Success and an ACRP Certified CCRC herself, discusses suggestions for:

  • Determining which exam is right for you.

  • How to prepare for your exam.

  • The importance of exam Detailed Content Outlines and International Conference on Harmonisation Guidelines.

Optional Resources

If you want to boost your confidence by revisiting ICH guidelines, assessing your knowledge, or doing a practice exercise, we are here to help.

Pick and choose from options noted here, or explore discounted prep packages.

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The Academy of Clinical Research Professionals, the independent affiliate responsible for developing and administering ACRP’s certification programs, does not require, endorse, recommend, sponsor, nor participate in the development of any exam preparation resources. The exam preparation materials available on this website have been independently developed by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). ACRP strongly discourages the use of any exam preparation resources from external sources.

ACRP Certification Exam Practice Exercise

This online exercise includes 50 multiple-choice questions from retired exam questions, and their correct answers, to help you familiarize yourself with the exam format and sit with confidence during your exam.

$80 — ACRP Member
$100 Nonmember

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ACRP ICH Gap Analysis

This assessment tool has been specifically designed to test knowledge of ICH Guidelines, while assessing your ability to analyze and apply the principles in common clinical research settings.

$14 ACRP Member
$29 Nonmember

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ACRP ICH Guideline Training Programs

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Simulation >

$0 — ACRP Member
$239 — Nonmember

Mastering the Event Reporting Cycle: Understanding Adverse Events (AEs) >

$189 — ACRP Member
$239 — Nonmember

The Drug Development Process: ICH E8(R1) General Considerations for Clinical Trials >

$189 — ACRP Member
$239 — Nonmember

Statistical Principles for Clinical Trials >

$189 — ACRP Member
$239 — Nonmember