MPH 636 - Public Health Program Planning, Management and Evaluation (4)

Principles of formal program planning, evaluation and research methods in health care. Topics include the nature of evaluation, formulation of hypotheses, the role of evaluation in the program life cycle, evaluation research designs, the application of particular designs to selected problems in health care, relationship of statistical processes to specific evaluation designs, sampling, culturally appropriate qualitative and quantitative research methods, data collection and analysis and interpretation of findings.