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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

QBS 135/ PH 125 Intro to Qualitative Methods

This course introduces students to qualitative design and methods in public health and health care as a stand-alone approach and in combination with quantitative approaches (mixed methods) for research, evaluation, and needs assessment. Topics include an overview of qualitative traditions, distinguishing between qualitative and quantitative approaches, when to use qualitative or mixed methods designs, how to design a qualitative study including quality standards, common qualitative methods, data collection, qualitative analysis, and presenting results.

(0.5 unit)


Dr. Karen Schifferdecker

Cross Listed Courses

PH 125


PH 139; PH 100; PH 110; Permission of Instructor.