Statistical Applications –
The emphasis in this statistical applications course is on thinking about research issues in a statistically sound and practical fashion. Students will learn how to formulate and ask the right questions, how to collect data effectively, how to summarize and interpret information, and how to understand the limitations of statistical inferences.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.
Data Analysis and Measurement in Statistics
- Describe the role of data analysis in the research process.
- Describe the differences between descriptive and inferential statistical analysis.
- Differentiate the four levels of measurement.
- Analyze a visual display of data.
- Interpret measures of central tendency.
- Interpret measures of variability.
- Describe the standard normal distribution.
Inferring From Data
- Describe the two types of errors that are present in hypothesis testing.
- Interpret statistical significance.
Types of Statistical Techniques
- Differentiate between parametric and nonparametric statistics.
- Interpret the results of various types of statistical tests in health care research.
Statistical Software Application
- Identify the benefits of using statistical software for data analysis.
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- While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
- Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.