Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
The Office of Graduate Studies and Research, offers the services of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) to provide the REQUIRED NSF and DHHS RCR training. CITI’s on-line training modules can be accessed at https://www.citiprogram.org/. Available CITI Training Modules include the following courses:
1. Laboratory Animal Welfare
2. Human Subjects Protection
3. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
4. Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS)
5. Responsible Conduct of Research
Instructions to access CITI Training Modules:
The CITI program requires user registration to view its training modules. Please follow the steps detailed below to gain access:
Step 1: Please click on the CITI website at https://www.citiprogram.org/
Step 2: Select “CSUF” from the drop down list of participating institutions
Step 3: Enter a User Name and Password
Once registration is confirmed by CITI you will have access to the training modules.
Additional Supplementary RCR Training Resource:
The above website contains a series of interactive tutorials on the "Responsible Conduct of Research" available for use by any group for educational purposes only. The site was developed through a NSF Science and Technology Center Program (Material & Devices for Information Technology Research).
CSUF expresses special appreciation to the Center for Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research (CMDITR) for its commitment to responsible conduct in research and for allowing free use of its training tool to help institutions fulfill their ethical training requirements.