Continuing Education Units

Individuals who successfully complete this course will automatically receive Continuing Education Credits. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit designed to provide a record of an individual's continuing education accomplishments.

Certificates will be issued to those who complete a Traveling Workshop course.

Continuing Professional Education

NCURA is a program sponsor with the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

This program is administered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)* to sponsor and award Continuing Professional Education (CPE's) to accounting professionals.

To receive CPE credit you must sign in daily at the Registration Desk. Certificates will be e-mailed to registrants. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 50 minutes equals 1 CPE.


Total CPE Credits Offered per Traveling Workshop:

  • An Auditor's Guide to Research Administration - 16.5

  • Level I: Fundamentals of Sponsored Projects Administration - 17.6

  • Level II: Sponsored Projects Administration: Critical Issues in Research Administration - 16.5

  • Departmental Research Administration - 16.5

  • Financial Research Administration - 16.5

  • Contract Negotiation and Administration - 16.5

  • Export Controls - 12.5

  • Senior Level Workshop: Research Administration - The Practical Side of Leadership - 14.4

The National Registry of CPE Sponsors

National Council of University Research Administrators is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. 

Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Certified Research Administrator (CRA)

CEUs earned through all of NCURA‚Äôs education opportunities online and onsite, are accepted and can be put towards CRA education hours.    

For additional information on how to obtain RACC contact hours, please follow the link below that describes recertification.