Course Schedule

Please note that course schedules may be amended due to low enrollment, faculty availability, and/or other factors.

MPPA 401-0 : Research Methods


This course provides students with a basic understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodology frequently used in social science and policy research. The course content includes research question formation, observation and interview based research methods, analysis of qualitative data, survey development, and weighting and sampling techniques. Students will have the opportunity to apply methods to pursue a research topic of their own design. An overview of publicly available quantitative data will be provided, and comparative policy research will be discussed. Students should expect a rigorous workload in this course. Recommended: take 407 or 403 prior to 401.


Winter 2023
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
01/03/23 - 03/18/23Tu
3:30 – 6 p.m. 50
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Crosby, Andrew
Chicago Campus
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