Answered By: Michelle Kowalsky
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2016     Views: 14

Doctoral students in dissertation stage must complete the full basic human subjects training course via the CITI website prior to submitting for IRB approval. Any student 'short-course' CITI certificates for projects done as part of university coursework are not valid for dissertation writing; the full (several hours) course must be completed, and can be saved and revisited in more than one sitting. Current webpage for more info is (and may be changed or updated, so inquire again with your advisor if unclear about next steps)