Institutional Review Board

IRB at Millersville University

The MU IRB reviews all human subjects research for compliance with Federal regulations. MU has adopted the Belmont Report as its statement of ethical principles. This site provides guidance to anyone planning research involving human subjects under the aegis of MU. A Protocol is provided for submission of proposals for IRB approval.Unsure if your project requires IRB approval? Start here

For a guide to writing a complete protocol, please see these examples: Example 1, Example 2.  For additional information on informed consent, see this document and this document.


NOTE FOR EDUCATION RESEARCHERS:  Due to the volume of Millersville education students undertaking research in local public schools, principals and school district administrators require the MU IRB provide a full review of all protocols involving public school students. Furthermore, all protocols for school-based research requires a letter of support from the school principal or relevant administrator. This letter must accompany the protocol and must be printed on school letterhead.


All applicants for IRB approval are required to complete CITI training in Human Subjects Research.

 

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CITI Training now available for IRB RESPONSIBLE, CONDUCT OF RESEARCH, and IACUC.  Press the button above to set up an account or click HERE to start.

PROTOCOLS MAY TAKE UP TO 30 DAYS TO REVIEW AND APPROVE. PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.