Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Registrants will receive continuing education units and credit for all SRAI meetings, online trainings, and educational events. Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally recognized measure of participation in a continuing education program, highlighting your dedication to continuous learning and growth in your field. A CEU is defined as 1 CEU per hour.

SRAI Members can always access their CEU record in their SRAI member profile.

Certified Research Administrators (CRA)

The Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) accepts contact hours for all research administration-related professional development meetings, programs, courses, or activities. One contact hour is equal to one credit hour (1 hour 15 minute sessions = 1.25 hours; 1 hour 30 minute session = 1.5 hours).

Other options to earn contact hours with SRAI for your CRA re-certification include:

  • Write a research administration related article for the Journal of Research Administration and the Catalyst; and/or prepare and submit an abstract, paper or poster for SRAI Symposium;
  • Serve on any of SRAI related review committees or board;
  • Prepare a written program review of an external research administration operation.

For questions regarding CRA Certification and other opportunities, please contact the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC).

CPE Credit for Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

SRA International 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 addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Or, you may visit their web site at

SRA International is accredited by 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. CPE credits are awarded to Certified Public Accountant (CPA's) in order to maintain their license.

Learning objectives, program level and any prerequisites/advanced preparation requirements for each module are noted in the conference program. SRAI is approved to offer both "group-live" and "group-online" offerings. CPE Credits will be available for workshops and concurrent sessions. 

In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits are calculated on a 50-minute hour.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit

Attorneys seeking continuing legal education (CLE) credit must apply as an individual attendee in their home state. Attorneys may request a letter verifying attendance, and any programming documentation necessary to try and collect CLEs through their state licensing board one week after the meeting. 

Please note that the State Courts and State Bars have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CLE credit.


For a letter verifying attendance, please email a list of all educational sessions you attended to one week after the end of the meeting. If you have any further questions regarding CEUs, please email

Complaint Resolution

If any attendee or member has a complaint in regards to a meeting or online event, they should contact SRAI at or (703) 741-0140. If the resolution is not satisfactory, the attendee or member may contact the COO or Executive Director. If the complaint is of a programmatic nature, SRA HQ will notify the EPDC Chair(s) to arbitrate an appropriate review and final resolution.

For CPE credit specific complaints, all current NASBA CPE Registry of Sponsors standards will be adhered to including appropriate review by a qualified person for initial and updated course or event content.