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NUS 694 Quantitative Methods
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University at Buffalo

Pre-requisites: None

Course Description: This course focuses on quantitative research methods with emphasis on the identification and reduction of threats to internal and external validity. A variety of nonexperimental, designs are compared and contrasted, particularly for secondary data analysis, survey, evaluation, and policy research. Specific research techniques and data analysis procedures for the various design types are discussed and evaluated, but will focus on the use of basic multiple regression techniques. There is an emphasis on the articulation of theory, design, and data analysis in the context of specific research examples, and the application of regression methods using SPSS, SAS or other statistical software.


Method of Instruction: Online Synchronous

Delivery Platform: UBLearns (Blackboard), synchronous

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Louiza Case, Campus Staff Coordinator



Tuition: NEXus common price


Other considerations: This is a synchronous course that meets Mondays from 4:00-6:50pm EST.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2018

Section: NUS 694
Credits: 3 / Semester

FALL 2016

Section: NUS 694
Instructor:Dr. Bill Wu
Credits: 3 / Semester

This is a synchronous course that meets Mondays from 3-6:50pm EST.

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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