Q: How much does it cost to take the certification exam?A: The application fee for the certification exam is $335 for PRIM&R members and $435 for nonmembers.
Q: How long is the certification valid and how can it be renewed?A: Certification is valid for five years. You can renew it either by retaking and passing the exam, or by fulfilling the requirements to recertify through continuing education credits.
Q: How can I obtain more information about CPIA?A: Download the CPIA Handbook.
Q: Who is responsible for management of the CPIA program?A: The CPIA certification program is sponsored by PRIM&R through the Council for Certified Professional IACUC Administrators (CCPIA). As described in the CCPIA Policies and Procedures Manual, the Council is responsible for reviewing questions for the CPIA exam, maintaining a registry of certified individuals, revoking certification when necessary. Applied Measurement Professionals administers the CPIA exam.
Q: How can I become involved with CCPIA?A: Please contact us for further information.
Q: Can my CPIA designation be revoked?A: Yes, certification can be revoked for any of the following reasons:
The Appeals Committee of the CCPIA provides an appeal mechanism for challenging revocation of certification. It is the responsibility of the concerned individual to initiate this process.
Q: What should I do if I have additional questions about certification or recertification?A: Please contact us for further information or call 617.423.4112, ext. 0.
2017 Spring Testing PeriodApplication deadline: March 3Exam window: April 14-26
2017 Spring Testing Period
Application deadline: March 3
Exam window: April 14-26
Download the CPIA Handbook.
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