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FINRA Institute at Georgetown

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


FINRA is accepting applications for the Small Firm CRCP Scholarship, now through September 17, 2021. For more information, including eligibility requirements, the selection process and application form, please visit the Small Firm Scholarship Program page.

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 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.

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 17 – 22, 2022
Focuses on theory and practical application of the securities laws. Learn more and register. 


Week II: Capstone (Virtual)

November 14 – 19, 2021
Focuses on advanced-level regulatory and compliance topics. Learn more and register. 


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 CRCP Small Firm Scholarship application period is now open through September 17, 2021. 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.