Research Trainings and Certificates

IRB Training Workshops and Events

The IRB and Compliance Office regularly offer training and workshops to assist you in preparing, submitting and maintaing your IRB protocol. For more information click here.

CITI Progam

Montclair State University requires that all faculty, staff, students, and visitors who conduct research that involves human participants must complete an initial training program on the protection of human participants.

Individuals who conduct research include but are not limited to:

        • all Principal and Co-Principal Investigators
        • any individuals who are
          • individually named on a grant or contract application
          • named in any documents related to the proposed project (e.g., informed consent documents, recruitment materials)
          • permitted to obtain individually identifiable Private Health Information (PHI)

The Principal Investigator is responsible for providing training to the research team and must ensure that all members have completed the CITI Program - Basic Human Subjects Protection Course.

Click here for more information on CITI.

The initial training program can be found at the CITI Program website. Detailed instructions for new users can be found here .

Note: If you are not affiliated with MSU (e.g., faculty member, staff member, or student), we will accept your institution's Human Participants Tutorial Certificate.

Frequently Asked Questions