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