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NURS 780 Quantitative Methods in Nursing
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Research Methodology, Quantitative Research Methods and Statistical Analysis,Quantitative Research Methods,Statistical Analysis


Course Level: Doctoral Foundational

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Nevada Las Vegas

Pre-requisites: Admission into doctoral program or permission of instructor

Course Description: The course examines qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method approaches used in nursing research. COURSE OBJECTIVES: STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES: 1. Understand the foundations of nursing education research and comprehend the application of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method approaches to study various aspects of nursing education and engage in further study of these research methods. 2. Execute in-depth analyses of primary reports of completed research, understanding the difference in criteria for qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method studies. 3. Perform several major research activities such as recognizing and defining a research problem, reviewing the literature, stating a research question or hypothesis, and determining the appropriate design to investigate the question or hypothesis. CENTRAL FOCUS OF COURSE: Research


Method of Instruction: Asynchronous

Delivery Platform: PLATFORM: Canvas

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Campus Staff Coordinator: Elizabeth Gardner



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Not offered Fall 2022


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2019

Section: 1002
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 0
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 09-09-19
End Date: 12-20-19

FALL 2020

Section: 1002
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 09-07-20
End Date: 12-18-20

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FALL 2021

Section: 1002
Instructor: Cho, June
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 09-07-21
End Date: 12-17-21

Fall 2021 classes begin September 7, 2021 and end December 17, 2021. Please contact Please contact Elizabeth Gardner ( by August 2, 2021 in order to be enrolled for the Fall 2021 semester.

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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