Courses Details

HBEHED530: Techniques of Survey Research

  • Graduate level
  • Both Residential and Online MPH
  • This is a second year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for residential students; Winter term(s) for online MPH students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students; 2 credit hour(s) for online MPH students;
  • Instructor(s): Schulz, Amy Schmidt, Carissa (Residential); Schmidt, Carissa (Online MPH);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: Students should have completed at least one Biostatistics/Statistics course or will need permission of instructor
  • Description: Techniques of survey research are introduced including survey design, modes of data collection, sampling, questionnaire construction, maintaining data quality, pretesting techniques, and ethical considerations of survey research. This course focuses on innovative data collection methods, skill-building interactive workshops and real world experiences from survey researchers in the field.