Maintaining Certification

To maintain certification as a Research Specialist, you need to:

  • Keep your CITI Human Subject Protection training up-to-date, and
  • Complete 6 CRS contact hours between January 1st and November 30th each calendar year.

You may count CRS courses toward your contact hours, except for Essentials of Quality Human Research.

You may also count up to 6 hours from conferences or courses offered by other programs.  For approval contact Jennifer McCluskey 501-686-5809

When a candidate satisfies the continuation requirements, an official notification of certification will be sent via e-mail.