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NURS 770 Quantitative Research
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:Virginia Commonwealth University

Pre-requisites: Graduate level statistics course.

Course Description: This course provides knowledge and skills for identifying and selecting appropriate designs for quantitative health care research. This course analyzes major groups of research designs for fit with various types of research questions. This course examines strengths and weaknesses of the groups of research designs. This course focuses on elements of research design that enhance rigor.


Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: no

Course Contact: Fonda Neal



Tuition: $865/semester hour


Other considerations: At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of groups of research designs with regard to adequately addressing selected research questions. 2. Select the appropriate research design for a given research question. 3. Devise implementation strategies that strengthen the rigor of the selected design. 4. Develop a research proposal that includes a theoretical framework, a rigorous design, appropriate methods, and analysis plan.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: C01
Instructor: Suzanne Ameringer, PhD
Seats: 2
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-19-19
End Date: 05-10-19


Section: C01
Instructor: Suzanne Ameringer, PhD
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-20-20
End Date: 05-02-20


Section: C01
Instructor: Suzanne Ameringer
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-21
End Date: 05-07-21

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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