NCRA is the premier education resource for the cancer registry community. Whether you are beginning your career, preparing to take the ODS exam, or looking for meaningful professional development to advance in the field, NCRA provides a wide variety of training that is uniquely focused on the needs of the cancer registry profession. 

CTR Certification Path

Become a Cancer Registrar/ODS

Paths to the Profession
Ways to start a dynamic career

High School Students
All the basics for students and counselors

ODS Exam Prep
Comprehensive preparation to earn the ODS credential

Accredited Education Programs
College and online programs accredited by NCRA

ICA and Mentoring Programs
Supports future ODSs by connecting students to experienced registrars

CTR Professional Development

ODS Professional Development

NCRA Online Education
Learn more about NCRA's CE offerings and training

NCRA Approved CE Education
Find the list of NCRA-approved CE programs

NCRA Program Recognition
Have your education program formally recognized for CE credit by NCRA

Understand the role cancer registrars play in the world of informatics

Cancer Registry Events Calendar
Check out the list of upcoming state educational opportunities