Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
Research Methods in Health Services
Research contributes to the development of health and human services professionals and the delivery of healthcare. This course provides an awareness of how different types of research are conducted and a framework for attaining a high level of competency in conducting and reading health and human services related research. Elements of the research process-recognition of questions/problems that need to be researched, research methods and techniques, sampling procedures, selecting and developing data collection instruments, data collection, and data analysis are discussed. Students are guided through a research study in an area of interest.