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RACC, CRA, SRA, CPRA

Research Administrators Certification Council


   
Online Practice Tests:
PTC Online Testing System CPRA Online Practice Test
Certification Examinations
Certification Examination for Research Administrators 
Certification Examination for Pre-award Research Administrators 
Certification Examination for Financial Research Administrators 
RACC Website
http://www.racc-cert.org
Certification Examination for Research Administrators
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
10/02/2017 11/4/2017 - 11/18/2017
4/16/2018 5/12/2018 - 5/26/2018
10/01/2018 11/3/2018 - 11/17/2018
Eligibility
  1. Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of professional experience in research or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization;
    OR
  2. An Associate’s Degree and five (5) years of professional experience in research or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization;
    OR
  3. No degree and six (6) years of professional experience in research or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization. *
*Petitions for approval of this option are available on the RACC homepage, http://www.racc-cert.org/cra-petition/

Fee(s)
Application Fee $385.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certification Examination for Research Administrators

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certification Examination for Research Administrators and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.


For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com


Click here to Download the Handbook

(If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader,
click here for FREE download.

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Certification Examination for Pre-award Research Administrators
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
1/15/2018 2/10/2018 - 2/24/2018
6/26/2018 8/11/2018 - 8/25/2018
Eligibility
  1. Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional experience in pre-award research administration or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization;
    OR
  2. An Associate’s degree and five (5) years of professional experience in pre-award research administration or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization;
    OR
  3. No degree and six (6) years of professional experience in the pre-award research administration or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization.*
*Petitions for approval of this option are available on the RACC website at: http://www.racc-cert.org/cpra-petition-form/

Fee(s)
Application Fee $375.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certification Examination for Pre-award Research Administrators

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certification Examination for Pre-award Research Administrators and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.


For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

Click here to Download the Handbook

(If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader,
click here for FREE download.

GET FREE ADOBE ACROBAT READER!

       
Certification Examination for Financial Research Administrators
Application Deadline
Examination Date  
2/15/2018 3/10/2018 - 3/24/2018
8/8/2018 9/8/2018 - 9/22/2018
Eligibility
  1. Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional experience in financial research administration or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization;
    OR
  2. An Associate’s degree and five (5) years of professional experience in financial research administration or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization;
    OR
  3. No degree and six (6) years of professional experience in the financial research administration or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funded organization.*
*Petitions for approval of this option are available on the RACC website, http://www.racc-cert.org/cfra-petition-form/

Fee(s)
Application Fee $375.00
Regional Testing Center(s)
It will be offered at PSI testing centers. Click here to search for the site nearest you.

NOTE: You will not be able to select a testing center on the PSI site prior to receiving confirmation that you are registered for a certification exam.
Handbook and Application Request

Certification Examination for Financial Research Administrators

NEW: ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT

Now you can submit your online application for Certification Examination for Financial Research Administrators and pay with a Credit Card.

Please make sure you have read the Handbook for Candidates and have all the required information ready before starting the online application. 

Proceed to the PTC Online Applications System: 
ONLINE APPLICATION.


For any questions related to the online application, please contact eforms@ptcny.com

Click here to Download the Handbook

(If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader,
click here for FREE download.

GET FREE ADOBE ACROBAT READER!

Online Practice Test for Research Administrators
Online Testing Details
WHAT IS IT
A practice test consisting of 75 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet

WHY TAKE IT
To experience taking a computerized exam, to review content included in Certification Examination for Research Administrators, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

SCORE REPORT
After completing the online practice test, you will receive an instant score report showing test performance in each of the content areas. The score report does not provide correct answers or indicate which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

NOTE: Performance on the online practice test may differ from actual performance on the Certification Examinations. Thus, there is no guarantee that taking this practice test will help you pass the Certification Examinations. Participants may, however, find it helpful to review content in any areas of weakness indicated on the score reports prior to taking the Certification Examinations.

CONTENT INCLUDED
  1. Project Development and Administration
  2. Legal Requirements and Sponsor Interface
  3. Financial Management
  4. General Management
Fee(s)
Fee (by Credit card) $60.00
How to Purchase

Online Practice Test for for Research Administrators

  Go to https://secure.ptcny.com/webtest/ and follow directions on how to apply online  
Online Practice Test for Pre-Award Research Administrators
Online Testing Details
WHAT IS IT
A practice test consisting of 75 questions with a testing time of 2 hours taken over the Internet

WHY TAKE IT
To experience taking a computerized exam, to review content included in Certification Examination for Research Administrators, and to learn more about question format, style, and level of difficulty

SCORE REPORT
After completing the online practice test, you will receive an instant score report showing test performance in each of the content areas. The score report does not provide correct answers or indicate which questions were answered correctly and incorrectly.

NOTE: Performance on the online practice test may differ from actual performance on the Certification Examinations. Thus, there is no guarantee that taking this practice test will help you pass the Certification Examinations. Participants may, however, find it helpful to review content in any areas of weakness indicated on the score reports prior to taking the Certification Examinations.

CONTENT INCLUDED
  1. Research Partnership and Funding
  2. Project Development and Proposal Submission
  3. Budget Design and Development
  4. Awards and Pre-award Compliance Considerations
Fee(s)
Fee (by Credit card) $60.00
How to Purchase

Online Practice Test for for Pre-Award Research Administrators

    Go to https://secure.ptcny.com/webtest/ and follow directions on how to apply online    

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