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SOCRA CCRP Training and Certification Exam

YCCI hosts the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) Clinical Research Professional certification program prep course and exam once a year. SOCRA is a non-profit, charitable and educational membership organization that provides education, certification, and networking opportunities to everyone involved in clinical research. The organization offers the Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) program to evaluate and document knowledge, understanding, and application of the principles underlying conduct of clinical investigations involving human beings in accordance with recognized standards: the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) Guidelines for Good Clinical Practice E6 (GCP); ICH Clinical Safety Data Management: Definitions and Standards for Expedited Reporting (E2A); the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); and the ethical principles that guide clinical research as articulated in the Nuremberg Code, the Belmont Report and the Declaration of Helsinki.

For 2024, the preparatory course is scheduled to run on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 and the exam is scheduled to run on Thursday, August 8, 2024. There is a separate registration process and fee associated with the prep course and exam. We encourage you to speak with your Supervisor regarding your Department’s professional certification policy. You must register on the SOCRA website.

The deadline to apply for participation in the exam is June 27, 2024.

The deadline to apply for participation in the exam is June 27, 2024.

Please contact YCCI Training ( or go to the SOCRA website for more information.