The Register of Professional Archaeologist’s Field School Certification Application

Please complete the form below in its entirety. Type directly into the fields provided or cut/paste the requested information from a Word document. You will be prompted to pay the non-refundable $35.00 application processing fee upon submission of the form, which is required to continue the application review process.

If you prefer to pay via check, please select the “Bill Me” option on the payment screen. This will generate an application processing fee invoice and allow you to mail a check to our Business Office:

RPA Headquarters
3601 East Joppa Road
Baltimore, MD 21234


If you would like to review the qualifications for field school certification, please visit our About the Field School Certification Program page.  You may also click here to review the Guidelines and Standards for Archaeological Field Schools.

If you have any additional questions about field school certification that are not covered in the related Field School pages of the website, please feel free to contact RPA Headquarters at