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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PPM 503 - Applied Research Methods

This course focuses on applied social science research methods used in policy, planning, and organizational analysis. Topics include research ethics, working with human subjects, validity and reliability, research design, quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection, questionnaire development, and applied social science research techniques. Course materials are specifically designed to illustrate research problems faced by policy analysts, planners and public/nonprofit managers. Students will gain experience through the application of research tools throughout the course, preparing students to undertake a variety of capstone projects.

Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Policy, Planning, and Management

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