Qualitative Methods in Public Health

Course Type: 
PPH
Code: 
7120
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

This is an overview of qualitative research methods commonly used in public health. Students will gain experience in the qualitative research process: problem definition, instrument development, data collection, data analysis (qualitative analysis software), interpretation and write-up of findings. Students will develop a critical perspective and be able to evaluate the methodological rigor of qualitative studies by recognizing their strengths and weaknesses, appropriate and inappropriate uses.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Public Health - MPH.