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
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.