Note:This training is offered online by CITI

CITI Course Name IRB Social and Behavioral Research

Required Modules

  1. Belmont Report and Its Principle
  2. Cultural Competence in Research 
  3. Students in Research
  4. History and Ethical Principles
  5. Defining Research with Human Subjects
  6. The Federal Regulations
  7. Assessing Risk
  8. Informed Consent
  9. Privacy and Confidentiality
  10. Conflicts of Interest in Human Subjects Research
Passing Score

Learners must take a short quiz at the end of each module. An average score of 80% is needed to pass the training.

IRB Prerequisite

This course satisfies the IRB training requirement for project personnel on a protocol. 

Valid for  5 Years
Duration About 4 hours
Supplemental Modules

The IRB encourages learners to take optional modules based on their area of study and research methods. The following courses are available: 

  • Consent Tools Used by Researchers
  • Introduction To Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) 
  • Introduction to Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) 
  • Ethical and Practical Considerations in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR)
  • Consent in the 21st Century 
  • Mobile Apps and Human Subjects Research
  • Internet-Based Research 
  • Research with Prisoners 
  • Research with Children
  • Research in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
  • International Research
  • Research and HIPAA Privacy Protections
  • Vulnerable Subjects - Research Involving Workers/Employees
  • Hot Topics
  • Unanticipated Problems and Reporting Requirements in Social and Behavioral Research