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Credit Risk Certification

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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:

Fall - October 3, 2022 to November 5, 2022
Fall 2022 deadline - August 31, 2022 at 4 pm EST

Spring - March 6, 2023 to April 4, 2023
Spring 2023 deadline - January 31, 2023 at 4pm EST


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.


For more information on Credit Risk Certification visit our CRC information page or contact

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