Certification in Professional Rootwork (C.P.R.) Program: An Innovative Cultural Learning Program
CU’s Certification in Professional Rootwork (C.P.R.) Program offers exceptional educational opportunities to study indigenous magical and spiritual technologies and healing systems of the Southern United States with a flexible schedule that accommodates your needs.
The total cost for certification is $2500.00. This includes the cost for 2 comprehensive core courses, 4 specialized course, Ethics Intensive training and a final exam. It does not include the application fee. Payment arrangements are available. Note that students obtaining the required 120 face to face hours may incur additional charges by the provider/teacher/rootworker for attending workshops or apprenticeship fees. This has nothing to do with Crossroads University and we receive no kickbacks for any workshops or training given by an approved provider. Students are responsible for paying these additional fees. See our Network of Approved Practitioners.
* Tuition cost does not include the cost of supplies (unless indicated for that particular course) and will vary from course to course.
Upon completion of our 2-3 year intensive program, students are eligible for the Certification in Professional Rootwork (C.P.R.) credential. This credential is awarded to students who demonstrate proficiency by completing the entire program which includes 2 comprehensive core courses, 4 specialized courses, Ethic Intensive training, 120 hours of face to face instruction by any of our preapproved practitioners, and passing a final intensive exam. Individual certificates of completion are awarded for each course successfully completed.
The C.P.R. credential is designed to reward those individuals who wish to dedicate their lives to the study of indigenous magickal and spiritual technologies characteristic of the American South. It is an asset for those who wish to teach and carry on the transmission of indigenous sacred knowledge, for those who wish to be recognized as having studied on a formal basis with notable elders in the Southern Rootwork and Conjure traditions, and to those who wish to go into business for themselves.
Application for the Certification in Professional Rootwork credential is open to anyone who successfully completed all of the requirements in the program. This includes 2 comprehensive core courses, 4 specialized courses, Ethics intensive training, 120 face to face hours of training and a final comprehensive exam. Upon receipt of your application, staff will review your materials and set up an appointment for your exit interview. Domestic applicants (those residing in the U.S.) will be scheduled for a phone exit interview, and Global applicants will be scheduled for a chat exit interview. If you have successfully completed all of the coursework, passed the final exam, submitted your application materials for certification and had your interview, you will receive your certificate within 4 weeks of completion. Please feel free to contact us at any time during this process with questions that you might have.