Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) eLearning

CEUs earned through this portal can be used for both SOCRA and ACRP certifications

As one of the largest representative organizations for clinical researchers in the world, ACRP strives to ensure professionals have the information and training needed to conduct responsible and ethical clinical research. As a result, UC Davis CTSC has prioritized the acquisition and development of ACRP coursework to create a foundation of knowledge that is ideal for any new hires to an organization as well as the on-going professional development of more experienced research teams.

UC Davis CTSC offers ACRP e-learning programs that include a wide variety of training topics on essential components of quality clinical research, multiple options for completing required GCP (Good Clinical Practice) training (recognized by Transcelerate BioPharma), as well as varying levels of intensity that are appropriate for the topics being addressed.

Contact the Clinical Research Education Program Coordinator, at to set up your ACRP eLearning account. 

To access the ACRP eLearning portal log into

Benefits of the Program

  • Competency based training — course content can be tied to documented harmonized competency domains for clinical research professionals;
  • Performance based training — all programs developed using modern adult learning principles proven to be effective to enhance performance;
  • Integration of engagement tools such as gamification and scenario-based learning, knowledge checks, examples, reference documents/websites and a minimum of two downloadable job aids to increase retention and comprehension of material;
  • Developed and double reviewed by subject matter experts with international research experience, ensuring content and wording is applicable on a global scale;
  • Provides nursing, ACRP, and Continuing Medical Education (CME) contact hours which supports both licensure renewal and maintenance of various certification programs;
  • Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compliant for flexibility across learning platforms;