Credit Hours: 3
Research Methods for Public Health
This course provides the student with basic knowledge about the design and analysis of research in the field of health behavior. The theory, design, applications, and analytic strategies used for various types of research are presented in a sequential format. Goals of the course include: 1) gaining the ability to critically evaluate research in health behavior 2) achieving competence in research methodology, and 3) understanding the conceptual application of analytic techniques to data. Prereq: M.P.H., Dr.P.H., or Ph.D. in public health student or permission of instructor.