Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities

 If you see an upcoming event in a research publication that would provide a training opportunity for UAA to host, please contact or

Certified Research Administrator Study Group

Earning the designation of Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA) means that an individual has met the requirements of the Research Administrators Certification Council’s (RACC) eligibility requirements and has demonstrated a level of knowledge necessary for a person to be a professional research or sponsored programs administrator.


The benefits of certification are many:
• Professional recognition
• Personal Satisfaction
• An indicator of expertise
• Increased opportunities for employment
• Advancement opportunities
• Increased credibility with clients
• Serve as a role model to others

Exam & Registration Dates

  • Exam Dates: March 21- April 4, 2020
  • Application deadline: February 19, 2020

CFRA Study Group - Google Calendar 

This has the week's study subject for each week. Once we decide on a weekly study group meeting this will be added to the calendar. 

CFRA Materials google folder  

As you do self-study, please add any study material you would like to share with the group to the "CFRA Study Material - Collaborative" folder under the appropriate section.

Individual or Departmental Trainings

Please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs at or or call 786-1065 if you are interested in individual or departmental training on specific OSP processes.  We can host trainings in our conference room located at 1901 Bragaw or present a topic in your office.