CITI & Research

There are 3 Requirements for Human Subjects Research Training for Extension Educators
(complete them in this order)

  1. CITI* – Group 2: Social Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel
    1. Certification is good for 4 years, then need to do a refresher course to keep current.
  2. CITI* – Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training – Faculty, Postdoctoral, and Graduate Students (also referred to as “General” RCR)
    1. Do once for your role in Extension.
  3. EVPRP** – Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Field-Specific Training
    1. Do once for your role in Extension.

*CITI = Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)
** EVPRP = Purdue Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships

Read this DOCUMENT for training instructions and for submitting research protocols to Purdue’s IRB.

Contact Purdue’s IRB or check out the website if you have questions or need assistance.