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Research Administration Training Program: Certificate Programs

Discover all the levels of the certificate program of the Research Administration Training Program and find which ones are right for you.

Level 1: Basic 

Target Audience: Entry-level professional with 0-3 years of experience who may need further learning in using professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity and developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. See Target Audience for Level 1 (PDF) for more details.

Offerings: Level 1 is offered three times a year (Fall, Winter, Spring). Following are the specific dates for upcoming Level 1 offerings:

  • Winter 2019: February 5, 12, 19 and 26 (Tuesdays) 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To register for Level 1: Basics

  • Step 1: Complete the Fundamentals of Sponsored Research at UC San Diego pre-requisite
  • Step 2: Go to Research Administration Training Program Level 1: Basics, click UCSD, and then sign into UC Learning
  • Step 3: Click on the "REGISTER" box. This will prompt the 2018 offerings to appear
  • Step 4: Click on the box of offering you would like to register for (Winter 2019) and select “Next” this will prompt the sessions to appear below; once the sessions appear you should be able to click “submit” to complete your registration

You will receive a confirmation email informing you of a successful registration, if you do not receive the confirmation email or need assistance please contact Pam Tallarida at ptallarida@ucsd.edu.

Level 2: Intermediate

Target Audience: Intermediate-level professional with 3-5 years of experience and/or have completed Level 1. The individual is capable of making simple judgments for typical tasks, may need further learning with complex or unusual tasks, or may need improvements in speed and flexibility. See Target Audience for Level 2 (PDF) for more details.

Offerings: Level 2 is offered three times a year (Fall, Winter, Spring). Following are the specific dates for upcoming Level 2 offerings:

  • Winter 2019:  February 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Wednesdays) 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To register for Level 2: Intermediate:

You will receive a confirmation email informing you of a successful registration, if you do not receive the confirmation email or need assistance please contact Pam Tallarida at ptallarida@ucsd.edu.