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CITI Online Training:

The online course (CITI Program) is composed of modules about research ethics and policies. Complete each module by taking the quiz. Most people require two to four hours to complete the series of modules. You may use your MU UniqueID for your username but the program is not within the MU system so do not use your MU password. Once you have registered, you will be asked to provide an email address. Faculty, staff and students must list their Miami email address as the primary address (this makes it possible for us to track your records).

Initial Training: Complete the MU Social & Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel Modules.There are twelve basic modules required of Miami researchers. You must also complete at least three additional modules. The additional "elective" modules should be applicable to your research (15 modules total).

Refresher Training: Three years after initial training and each three years henceforth, complete the Refresher 2 Course Modules (3) or attend an MU Application training session (Part II)

Affiliation With Collaborator Institution Training Programs: the CITI system allows researchers to affiliate with other institutions (allows multiple institutions to verify that you have completed modules which may fulfill their training requirements). [Instructions].

Click here to begin Training:

Go to Online training website

Note: The Miami database is updated weekly.

When registering at the CITI service, please list your Miami email address using your UniqueID (e.g. Use of your UniqueID is the only reliable way of assuring that you receive credit for having completed the training requirement.


For detailed instructions about the training: PDF of CITI On-Line Training Instructions


Example modules addressing special types of subjects and/or locations:

VA Hospitals
Pregnant Women and Fetuses in Utero
Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
Clinical Populations HIPPA Applies (e.g. Medical, Psychiatrist)
FDA Regulated Drugs


Please contact The Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship if you have questions about this web site:
513-529-3600 or email:

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