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 irb@purdue.edu or check out the website https://www.irb.purdue.edu/ if you have questions or need assistance.