The Research Administration Improvement Network (TRAIN) enhances the professional competencies of those who contribute to the research enterprise, implements training and education, improves business processes and reporting, and enhances communication within the research community.


The Academy of Certified Research Administrators at USF recognizes research administration as a respected profession, enhances the visibly of the role that research administrators have in USF's success, and encourages a passion for the pursuit of excellence in research administration.

Earn CRA-USF Credentials


The Certified Research Administrator at USF is a certification program for research administrators. The CRA-USF certification is in line with recognized academic and professional credentialing and it is USF-centric, focusing on the business systems, processes, best practices, tools, and forms used by USF.