Research Methodology and Biostatistics

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed on the course start date


See below for course fee


12 weeks – 48 credit hours


Susan Ordine, Kevin Quach

Learner Outcomes

Research Methodology

  • Learn to categorize research studies
  • Design a study
  • Learn to measure and analyze data
  • Understand principles of conducting ethical research


  • Understand concepts of hypothesis testing, p values, descriptive statistics
  • Learn the effect of sample size and statistical power
  • Learn statistical tools

Evaluation Method

Module quizzes, activities, final exam

Intended For

Healthcare practitioners interested in clinical research

Text Book

Medical Statistics at a Glance



Certificate Program

Clinical Research Program

Topics Covered

  • Research question, objective and hypothesis
  • Observational vs experimental research
  • Qualitative and quantitative study designs
  • Epidemiology concepts and terms
  • Clinical research study protocol
  • Ethical Research
  • Descriptive statistics and inferential statistics
  • Variables and types of data
  • Statistical functions in Excel
  • Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals
  • Sample size calculations and power

Research Methodology and Biostatistics (RMCR110) is part of the Clinical Research Program.


CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
RMCR110-801Research Methodology and BiostatisticsOnline$989.00Jan-15-2018 to Apr-06-2018Jan-08-2018Closed
RMCR110-802Research Methodology and BiostatisticsOnline$989.00May-07-2018 to Jul-27-2018Apr-30-2018Open