Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Montana State University Northern requires all projects that involve human subjects undergo review by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

These requirements extend to all student, staff, and faculty projects without exception. Students conducting human subjects research must have a faculty sponsor to supervise the project.

Please review the links below for more information. All Requests for Review should be submitted to Debra Bradley at


  PDF What is Human Subjects Research?
  PDF Decision Tree
  Word Request for Review Form