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NURS 776 Statistical Methods for Nursing Research II: Multivariate Methods
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods,Statistical Analysis


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Nevada Las Vegas

Pre-requisites: Admission into doctoral program or permission of instructor; successful completion of a graduate level research methods course.

Course Description: Focuses on multivariate methods useful for the field of nursing research. Students will be expected to complete a capstone project to explore and implement statistical methods likely to be part of their dissertation projects. COURSE OBJECTIVES: At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to do the following: Apply the foundations of multivariate statistical analyses in the examination of selected nursing research studies. Execute, and interpret multivariate statistics, including both the mathematical and statistical foundations of the methods discussed. Perform statistical analyses using SPSS software, and interpret and apply the results to nursing research problems. Examine and evaluate multivariate statistical procedures commonly found in the peer-reviewed literature.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: PLATFORM: Canvas

Campus visits required: 0

Course Contact: Elizabeth Gardner



Tuition: NEXus Common price


Other considerations: Spring 2021 classes begin January 4, 2021 and end April 23, 2021. Please contact Elizabeth Gardner ( by November 15, 2020 in order to be enrolled for the Spring 2021 semester.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 1002
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 05-19-19
End Date: 08-23-19

Summer 2019 classes begin May 13, 2019 and end August 23, 2019. Please contact Jen Sanchez ( by April 12, 2019 in order to be enrolled for the Summer 2019 semester. UNLV will be closed for Memorial Day 5/2719 & July 4th, 2019


Section: 1002
Instructor: Nirmala Lekhak
Seats: 1
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 05-20-20
End Date: 08-21-20

Granted to Danielle Walker @ VCU


Section: 1002
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 0
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-21
End Date: 04-23-21

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