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RCR Training and Certification

Please click on a module below to get started. After you have reviewed each module, please register to take the Mastery Quiz below to validate that you have completed this course.

NOTE : The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training cannot be substituted for Human Subjects Training required for individuals involved in Human Subjects Research or Laboratory Animal Use Training for individuals involved in the use of animals in their research. 

Training Modules:


Module 1: Ethics and Social Responsibility

Module 2: Data Acquisition and Management

Module 3: Research Misconduct

Module 4: Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship

Module 5: Collaborative Science

Module 6a: Animal Safety

Module 6b: Human Safety

Module 6c: Laboratory Safety

Module 7: Conflict of Interest

Module 8: Mentor & Trainee Responsibilities

Module 9: Fiscal Responsibility

Mastery Quiz:

If you are a student, faculty/staff, or associate of CSU and have an eName, please take the Mastery Quiz.

Please note that there is no sound in these modules. They are a self-paced set of modules.

You must be a student, faculty/staff, or associate of CSU to take the Mastery Quiz.


Training Resources:

If you would like more information on a topic or if you would like to see the references for materials in the modules please visit the Resource Module.

If you would like to provide feedback for us about any of the modules or the Mastery Quiz please complete our RCR Training User Feedback Form.



This training is brought to you by the offices of the Provost and Vice President for Research at Colorado State University in cooperation with Huron Consulting Group













For technical assistance with the RCR Training Modules, the RCR Mastery Quiz or the RCR website please contact Carolyn Broccardo.