Graduate Catalog

MPH-601 RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES

In this course we will cover the fundamentals of research design in health services research. Emphasis is placed on principles that are applicable in all kinds of research, from experiments to surveys to qualitative research designs. The course has four purposes. First is to teach students the principles of scientific methods used in the study of public and personal health services research and policy. Second is to distinguish between sound and weak research schemes and to consider the pros and cons of different research approaches. Third is to prepare students to undertake their own research. Fourth is to enhance students' writing skills.

Credits

3

Distribution

College of Nursing & Hlth Sci