Advanced Certified Research Specialist Program

The Advanced CRS (AdvCRS) Program provides advanced role-based preparation for clinical research professionals at UAMS. The training provided by AdvCRS will provide a more in-depth study of the various topics surrounding Human Subjects Research and Good Clinical Practice. 

The CRS program offers foundational learning courses that should not be surpassed before beginning the AdvCRS courses. In the advance course, research professionals gain a deeper understanding of the CRS profession by exploring key effective, regulatory, and procedural essentials associated in the profession.  These course have been written and developed by experienced research professionals and the Office of Research Compliance.

 Advanced Certified Research Specialists complete _____ hours of coursework and pass a comprehensive AdvCRS Proficiency Exam.

There is no charge for participating in the program.

We present new and continuing Advanced Certified Research Specialists with their formal certificates at the annual CRS/Advanced  CRS Awards Ceremony each January.

For more information on the program and how to join, please check out the following pages:


To obtain a copy of you training transcript, please log into My Compass and follow these instructions:

  • Click on Self;
  • Next, you will select Reporting;
  • Lastly, select Training Transcript  (You can adjust the date range you are wanting to view