The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Organizational ACRP Certification

ACRP Certification is an ideal solution for managers looking to enhance team knowledge, grow leaders, and signify to others that their study teams are among the best of the best.

ACRP Certification is the industry’s most recognized and respected endorsement of clinical research competency. More than 36,000 clinical research professionals have validated their competency through successful completion of ACRP’s industry-leading, accredited certification programs.


  • Validate Team Competency and Build Staff Knowledge
  • Provide Opportunities for Continuous Professional Development
  • Differentiate Study Teams by Demonstrating Advanced Knowledge
  • Improve Clinical Trial Operations, Including Higher Enrollment Rates, Lower Protocol Deviations, and Better Inspection Performance*
  • Save with Volume-Based Pricing


  • ACRP Certified Professional (ACRP-CP®)
  • Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA®)
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC®)
  • Certified Principal Investigator (CPI®)
  • ACRP Medical Device Professional (ACRP-MDP®)
  • ACRP Project Manager (ACRP-PM®)

*Research Projects Show Credentialed Principal Investigators and CRCs Perform Better (CenterWatch Weekly); CPI Certification as Predictor of Clinical Investigators’ Regulatory Compliance (Drug Information Journal); Certification in good clinical practice and clinical trial quality: A retrospective analysis of protocol adherence in four multicenter trials in the USA (Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs)