Research & Economic Development

Human Subjects Research

All studies involving human subjects require IRB approval. Researchers must complete an Application for Research Involving Human Subjects (Revised 01/24/2024). Applications for Research Involving Human Subjects may be either delivered to Derryberry Hall, Room 432, Mailed to Box 5164, or scanned and emailed to All IRB-related forms can also be accessed here and from the navigation in the left menu. 

Resources and Information

» Getting Started
» Review Process
» Review Procedures
» IRB Forms
» Training
» Administrative Policies
» Certified Departmental Reviewers
» IRB Definitions
» Departmental Review
» Guidelines for External Researchers
» Focus Group Research
» Informed Consent
» Student Activities Involving Human Subjects
» Levels of Review and Criteria
» Policy for Extra Credit as Inventive
» Online Research & Social Media Policy
» Special Populations and Situations
» TN Tech Student Data Requirements
» ETSU-TN Tech Doctorate of Nursing Practice Process

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