The Association of Clinical Research Professionals


From new clinical research professionals just starting out to industry veterans looking for ways to move ahead in their careers, ACRP is where success starts — and grows.

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Advancing People Advancing Health™

With more than 16,500 global members, ACRP is the strongest advocate for clinical research professionals — amplifying their voice throughout the research industry and elevating their position by providing gold-standard education, rigorous certification, and strong community connections.

At ACRP, clinical research professionals find the very best of what they need to design a career path that’s uniquely their own. Connections through an engaged community. Growth through gold-standard training. And elevation through rigorous certification.

We are moving the people and practice of clinical research forward™ by providing the tools and support clinical researchers at all stages of their career need to move ahead in ways that enable them to bring the highest degree of expertise to the research process. Because when clinical research professionals advance, so does health. And that’s good for us all.

ACRP Member Benefits

  • On-Demand Access to 20+ Training Programs, Including Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Human Subject Protection (HSP)

  • On-Demand Access to 100+ Continuing Education Programs

  • Complimentary Live Webinars and Reduced Rates for Contact Hour Webinars

  • Breaking News & Regulatory Updates via the ACRP Blog

  • Access to ACRP Members-Only Discussion Groups

  • Additional Networking and Education Through ACRP Local Chapters 

  • ACRP Member Reduced Pricing for ACRP Certification and ACRP Annual Conference

  • Reduced rates to earn Maintenance of Certification points through Home Study tests in conjunction with ACRP’s flagship journal, Clinical Researcher.

  • Volunteer opportunities with ACRP and the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals.

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Industrialized Membership

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Available Globally | Discounted Membership Available for Students Who Meet Eligibility Requirements and Submit Application

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Emerging Market Membership

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Available Only in Emerging Market Countries

Fellow Membership

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Available Only to Current ACRP Members Who Meet Eligibility Criteria and Submit Application

Organization Membership

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For organizations who want to provide their clinical study teams with continuous, ongoing education and professional development resources, Organization Membership is a turnkey and scalable solution. With ACRP Membership, study teams stay engaged with the profession and get the tools they need to flourish.

*Membership dues are non-refundable. Consideration will be given if the following qualifying conditions are met by the requesting individual: a) Individual Membership was purchased within 60 days of date of refund request; and b) Individual requesting a refund of previously paid membership dues is currently enrolled through an Organization Membership. Exceptions: If the individual requesting refund meets condition b and was enrolled in automatic payments at time of purchase.