Research is a systematic investigation, including research development, testing, and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalized knowledge.
As a publicly funded institution of higher education, Columbus State Community College is responsible for providing a safe environment for students and employees that conduct human subject research and for the individuals that are part of a Columbus State Community College IRB approved research project.
Research studies, projects, and surveys initiated and conducted by CSCC faculty, staff, students, and managers; or those studies, projects, and surveys utilizing CSCC faculty, staff, students, and/or managers as subjects must be reviewed and approved in writing by the IRB before the research study, project, or survey is initiated.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued these
designations to Columbus State Community College:
IRB00006185; CSCC IRB #1
FWA00010584; Federal Wide Assurance
CSCC Board Approved Policy (13-08)
CSCC Board Approved Procedure (13-08)