Human Research Protections Program

U.S. Military Academy
Human Research Protections Program (HRPP)

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USMA HRPP Mission:

To advance a growing research program that supports cadet and faculty research and to foster collaborative relationships with regulatory partners and external researchers to achieve expeditious compliance.


USMA HRPP is a community of cadets, researchers, and administrators with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who collectively produce high-quality research, while remaining in compliance with all applicable regulations and striving for high ethical standards and professionalism.

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USMA Assurance:​

USMA maintains a DoD Assurance issued by the Army Human Research Protections Office (AHRPO). This Assurance covers the departments that are direct reporting units to the USMA Superintendent including the Office of the Superintendent, Office of the Dean of the Academic Board, Office of the Commandant, Directorate of Admissions, Office of the Directorate of Intercollegiate Athletics, United States Military Academy Preparatory School, and the USMA Band. ​