Authorization to Conduct Research
|Research at Miami Dade College requires prior authorization
from the District administration. As outlined in College
Procedure 1321 - Authorization to Conduct Research,
prospective researchers must fill out the Research Application and
e-mail it to the
Director of Institutional Research with the appropriate attachments.
Proposals will be presented to the IRB Committee for review
and approval. Include a short description under each item on the Research Application.
|Institutional Review Board
Submission, Review, & Meeting
Schedule through May 2016
(for early review)
||Last Day1 for submission for review PRIOR to IRB Meeting
||December 29th, 2015
||January 25th, 2016
|January 15th, 2016
||January 29th, 2016
||February 29th, 2016
|February 19th, 2016
||March 4th, 2016
||April 4th, 2016
|April 1st , 2016
||April 15th, 2016
||May 16th, 2016
| 1 Research proposals submitted after the deadlines listed will be added to the next scheduled IRB meeting for review.
2 Estimated Response Window: 6-8 weeks after submission.
If changes are required for a research
proposal that has previously been
submitted or approved, a form must be
completed and e-mailed to the Director
of Institutional Research with the
that has changed in IRB status (i.e. from
exempted research to full review), use
the Research Application form. For
research that has changed due to
increases in the number of participants,
minor changes to the existing protocol,
or application for renewal after a period
of one year or more, use the Change of
Research Approval form.
Note: Researchers who use data provided by the Office of Institutional Research must agree to the Institutional Effectiveness Confidentiality Provision.
|» Research Approval Procedures
|Research approval at MDC is a two-step
process: First MDC's Institutional Review
Board (IRB) reviews human subjects
Once approved by
the MDC IRB, research proposals are
reviewed by the CASSC R&T committee.
All research - whether human subjects are
involved or not - must be reviewed for
approval by CASSC R&T.
Miami Dade College is accredited
by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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