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FINRA Institute at Georgetown

FINRA Institute at Georgetown Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP)® program

COVID-19: A Message from FINRA

The FINRA Institute at Georgetown Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP)® program provides compliance, legal and regulatory professionals with an in-depth understanding of the foundation, theory and practical application of securities laws and regulation.

The CRCP® program is delivered through the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and comprises two non-consecutive weeklong residential courses, in addition to extensive pre-course readings and casework. The CRCP certificate is awarded to those who successfully complete the program within a two-year period.

Past participants of the program include compliance and business professionals on a leadership track, practicing attorneys, and foreign, federal and state securities regulators. Participants in the program benefit from access to world-renowned professors and expert faculty drawn from the securities industry and regulators and build lasting professional relationships with fellow participants with diverse professional backgrounds. For additional information, please refer to the FAQs or the FAQ video below.  For additional questions, please contact us directly.

CRCP® Program Overview

Learn more about the purpose and content of the FINRA Institute at Georgetown CRCP® program.

Small Firm Scholarship

Gain a better understanding of the FINRA CRCP® Scholarship Program and get answers to some of the top questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the CRCP® program and get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the program.

For Prospective Students

Week I: Foundation

July 19 – 24, 2020
Focuses on theory and practical application of the securities laws. Click to learn more.

Week II: Capstone

November 15 – 20, 2020
Focuses on advanced-level regulatory and compliance topics. Click to learn more.

Registration & Cancellation

Click to register and read our cancellation policy.

Program Cost

Click for Week I and Week II program costs.

Small Firm Scholarship

The CRCP Small Firm Scholarship application period is now closed. The next application period is tentatively scheduled to open mid August 2020, at which time the application form will be posted to the website. If you have questions regarding the scholarship program, please call FINRA at (800) 321-6273 or send us an email.


For Program Graduates

Information for CRCP Alumni

Qualifying Continuing Education Credit

Click to learn more about CE requirements and eligible programs.

Report Continuing Education Credit 

Click for online form.


Can’t decide if this program is right for you?
Listen to this episode of FINRA Unscripted, as Jim Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and FINRA’s Patricia Albrecht discuss what makes the CRCP program a can’t-miss opportunity.