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FINRA Institute at Georgetown

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

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 in partnership with 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 FAQ 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.

CRCP Graduates' Perspective

Hear first-hand experiences from program graduates. Gain insights on the program environment, prep work, benefits and more.


For Prospective Students


Week I: Foundation

July 16 – 21, 2023 - Registration Available

Focuses on theory and practical application of the securities laws. Learn more and register. 


Week II: Capstone 

November 13 – 18, 2022 - Waitlist Available

Focuses on advanced-level regulatory and compliance topics. Learn more and register. 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

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


Meet the Georgetown Professors

Hear from the world-renowned Georgetown professors who teach in the CRCP program.


Registration & Cancellation Policy


Program Costs


Small Firm Scholarship

The Small Firm Scholarship application period closed September 16, 2022. The next application period will be in Summer 2023. 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

Learn more about CE requirements and eligible programs.


Report Continuing Education Credit 

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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.