Courses Details

PUBHLTH406: Research Methods in Public Health

  • Undergraduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Gamarel, Kristi
  • Offered Annually
  • Last offered Fall 2019
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: PUBHLTH 383
  • Description: This course provides students with fundamental principles of research methodologies relevant to public health research. We will review a range of methodologies, including randomized controlled trials, observational studies, and mixed-method approaches. We will develop enhanced capacity to understand and critically appraise data from scientific studies.
  • Learning Objectives: 1. Acquire a knowledge base of research methodologies used in public health research 2. Become a critical consumer of public health research and interventions 3. Explain the role of quantitative and qualitative methods and sciences in describing and assessing a populations health 4. Explain the critical importance of evidence in advancing public health knowledge 5. Apply methodological principles toward planning public health research
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH406