Professional Researcher Certification

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Application & Renewal Overview

                       

   

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 Application

 

Completed application along with the  application fee is required to begin the certification process     

 

A completed application along with the application fee is required to renew your certification

 Experience

 

Applicants must demonstrate three years of relevant industry experience

 

 

N/A

 Education

 

12 industry-related education hours within the two preceding years are required at time of application

 

20 industry-related education hours, two must be in legal, prior to your recertification date

 Exam

 

Applicants are required to pass an exam

 

An exam is not required to renew

 Ethics

 

Agreement to MRA’s Code of Marketing Research Standards is required

 

Agreement to MRA’s Code of Marketing Research Standards is required

 Term

 

Applicants must meet the experience and education requirement to apply for certification. Once approved you have one year to take the exam

 

Your certification is renewed every two years

 Exemption

 

Individuals who pass the Principles of Marketing Research Program administered by the University of Georgia will receive an exam exemption  

 

There are no exemptions

 Fees

 

With exam exemption:

$200 MRA members

$300 Non-members

 

Renewal fee:

$125 MRA members

$225 Non-members

 

Without exam exemption:

$350 MRA members

$450 Non-members

 

If you have any questions about PRC, please contact certification@marketingresearch.org or call 202.800.2545.

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