Training on Human Subject Protections

The Chicago State University IRB requires all investigators (including students) and personnel on research projects involving human subjects to complete training.  Online training is provided by the CITI Consortium at the link below:

*As of January 1, 2015 the IRB will only accept CITI Human Subjects Training. No other Human Subjects Training will be accepted.


If you are a new user, click on "Register Here," enter your registration information, and select "Chicago State University" from the dropdown menu. The site will take you to a page of options for training.  In most cases you will select Social and Behavioral Research.* 

Note that some studies may require additional CITI training modules depending on the nature of the research. At this time, most research projects at CSU do not involve bio-medical research (defined as clinical research involving investigative drugs, devices and procedures.