|How to Apply for Registration|
The Application process for registration as an RPA is simple. There are four basic requirements:
You may now apply to the RPA in a couple of ways:
If your thesis or dissertation can be documented as meeting the requirement for a substantive data analysis of an archaeological research topic, you only need to fill out the first three sections of the application form.
If you are submitting your application on the basis of the research conducted as part of your thesis/dissertation, you must submit two (2) copies of the application form, and attach two (2) copies of the title page, table of contents, and abstract of this thesis/dissertation. The table of contents should include the standard listing of all chapters and sections in the thesis, as well as the standard listing of all figures and tables you included. If your institution did/does not require an abstract, please send relevant summary statements from your conclusions chapter. You must also submit two (2) copies of either your diploma or university transcript documenting the awarding of the degree. Two (2) copies of your current resume or vita documenting your employment history and work experience, publications, presented papers, and participation in professional organizations must also be submitted.
If you are submitting your application based on your work experience and other relevant research, you must complete all four sections of the application form and then submit four (4) copies of the entire application form and all the relevant documents listed above, as well as having filled out the entire application form.
If you have general questions about registration, including specific questions about the application process and form, please contact the RPA Business Office by phone at (410) 931-8100 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in applying for registration, and would like further information regarding the RPA's process of reviewing applications, please visit the following page:
If you have any additional questions about the application fees, required documentation, qualification, or other miscellaneous issues, please visit the following page:
If you are ready to submit your application for registration with the RPA, please visit the following page: