Course Description

This course introduces principles of statistics for use in health services. Topics include study design, sampling, description, summary, and hypothesis testing. Students apply methods such as ANOVA, correlation, chi-square and multiple regression using statistics software. The applied approach develops knowledge and skills necessary to understand health services research and practice evidence-based management.


This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.


Antirequisites: CECN 329, CIND 123, CMTH 404, CMTH 480, PCS 623, CQMS 202, QMS 204, QMS 210, QMS 230, SOC 481
Course Sections
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May 02, 2022 to Jul 29, 2022
Delivery Options
Domestic Fee non-credit $586.64 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information