• All persons must show proof of IRB training. This includes persons who will not have contact with human subjects and students serving as research assistants.
  • USD will accept proof of any IRB training course taken in the United States, including NIH or CITI.
  • Training certificates are valid for five years.
  • IRB training courses are available online through the NIH website or through the CITI website
  • Training certificates are available upon completion of either course. Be sure to download and print a copy of the certificate for your records, as IRB training certificates will be necessary to complete the IRB application.