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Credit Risk Certification

Credit Risk Certification (CRC)

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The only recognized professional designation for credit and lending professionals 

In today's rapidly changing financial services industry, credit and lending professionals will continue to play a critical role in shaping the risk profile of their respective institutions. The CRC is the only recognized professional designation for credit and lending professionals, and earning it gives you added credibility among colleagues and clients alike. As a credentialed risk professional through RMA, you demonstrate a commitment to the credit risk industry and a level of industry knowledge that has been recognized by an objective, outside organization.


Why should you be Credit Risk Certified?

Career Growth

Earning the CRC is a step in your own personal career growth and gives you added confidence in your skills as you pursue your short- and long-term career goals.


The CRC provides you with a platform to network with some of the world's leading credit risk management professionals, expanding your professional knowledge and opportunities.

Leadership & Expertise

Passing the CRC exam establishes you as a member of a respected group of credential holders and is an indicator that you possess the knowledge and skills necessary to master a myriad of credit risk situations. 


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Additional Information:

Exam Timing

The CRC exam is offered in the spring, summer, and fall of each year. 

Upcoming Dates:

Spring - March 7, 2022 to April 9, 2022
Spring 2022 deadline - January 31, 2022 at 4 pm, Eastern Standard Time

Summer - July 11, 2022 to August 13, 2022
Summer 2022 deadline - June 1 2022 at 4 pm, Eastern Standard Time

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for the exam should be banking professionals with a minimum of three years of credit risk experience and should be familiar with intermediate-level credit risk topics.


We're happy to discuss further details regarding the exam with you.

Latest CRC Designees

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Brandon Lance

Mark R. Maghirang

Robert Chad Mayden

William Gordon Nedd

Peter Nugent

Thomas Olson

Dustin Reed

Konstantin Reztsov

Sean E. Roberts

Darrell L. Roberts

Tyler Jeffrey Runde

Joshua Samples

Corinne Smith

Stephen Stone

Fred Urlacher

David K. Wilbik

Jason Witt