Institutional Review Board (IRB) Requirements
- Completion of CITI training is required for all doctoral candidates prior to submission of their IRB Protocol Forms.
**Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI): Responsible Conduct in Research & Scholarship Training: http://www.tamuc.edu/research/compliance/responsibleConduct.aspx
- University IRB approval is required for all doctoral candidates prior to submission of the Dissertation Proposal defense scheduling form.
**University IRB Information: http://www.tamuc.edu/research/compliance/humanSubjectsIRB.aspx
- After approval of your major advisor, begin your IRB request by submitting appropriate forms (including CITI completion certificate) as directed above, to the Educational Leadership Departmental IRB Chairs: