PRIM&R’s certification credentials strengthen the profession by establishing an accepted body of knowledge and national standards for practice. They also enable those working in the fields of IRB and/or IACUC administration to demonstrate and be recognized for their knowledge and achievement.
By becoming a Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) or Certified Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA®), you can:
The CIP and CPIA credentials signal to research institutions, the public, and members of human and animal research professions that you are highly qualified to discharge your duties pursuant to United States rules and regulations, prevailing ethical codes, and administrative "best practices."
See the volunteers who make up the PRIM&R Certification Committee.
2017 Spring Testing PeriodApplication deadline: February 10Exam window: March 6-18 2017 Fall Testing PeriodApplication deadline: August 18Exam window: September 11-23
2017 Spring Testing Period
Application deadline: February 10
Exam window: March 6-18
2017 Fall Testing Period
Application deadline: August 18
Exam window: September 11-23
2017 Fall Testing PeriodApplication deadline: September 1Exam window: October 16-28
Application deadline: September 1
Exam window: October 16-28