CITI Initial Training

Instructions for first time enroll in a CITI course.

There are two acceptable Human Subjects Research Basic courses available through CITI:

  • Group 1. Human Subjects Research (HSR): Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel
  • Group 2. Human Subjects Research (HSR): Social – Behavioral - Educational Research Investigators and Key Personnel.

Please select the appropriate group depending on the type of research you are planning to conduct. Each course consists of several modules.

Completion of either of these online Basic Human Subjects Research courses will satisfy Initial Investigator Training requirements at UIC.  Completion of any other CITI course (e.g., Animal Care and Use, Biosafety and Biosecurity, Export Control, Good Clinical Practices, Information Privacy & Security, Responsible Conduct of Research, IRB Resource Reference, IRB Chair Course, Institutional Official Course, other) will NOT satisfy Initial Investigator training requirements at UIC.

CITI Refresher ( Continuing Education Training)

CITI Refresher course depending on your initial course selection.

  • Group 1: Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel. Refresher
  • Group 2: Social / Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel. Refresher

Completion of either of these online Refresher courses will satisfy Investigator Continuing Education requirements at UIC.