Learn about the complex environment that supports research.

Help make great ideas happen. This unique 12-credit graduate certificate can help advance your career in research administration. Explore topics such as historical and evolutionary perspectives, legal issues in research, contract management, and safeguarding confidential information. Through the Research Administrators Certification Council, graduates are eligible to receive 36 contact hours towards recertification.

Details, Dates & Deadlines

Program Details

Class Format

Online, Part Time

Program Location


Program Length

1-3 years

Credits to Complete

12 credits

Cost/Credit Hour

In State $769
Out of State $994

  • Online application
  • $75 application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • 300–500 word essay
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • CV or resume

Dates & Deadlines

Fall deadline: July 1

From Our Faculty

Program Contacts


Nina Jackson
Admissions Counselor 



Sarah N. Archibald, PhD, MS, MA, CCEP
Program Director


Next Steps

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