CRS Program Requirements


Certified Research Specialist complete the following courses:

Human Subject Protection training – CITI

Essentials of Quality Human Subject Research

General Research Ethics ( Part I and II)

Writing Standard Operating Procedures

Responsible Conduct of Research 

Reportable New Information & the IRB

Protocol Deviations 

Developing a Research Protocol

Research Billing

* Research Seminars/ Workshops/Webinars Offered


You may count a total of 6 contact hours from other  (conferences, workshops, etc.) toward your CRS electives.  

For approval of those hours, or if you have any questions please contact Jennifer McCluskey by email at or by phone at 501-686-5809.