2019-2020 Bulletin 
    Jul 29, 2021  
2019-2020 Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Research Practice for Health Professionals, Certificate

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The certificate program will be offered through the main campus of CGU and is intended for a wide-range of medical audiences, including clinical practitioners, allied-health practitioners, medical students, and post-baccalaureate and baccalaureate pre-medical students. Courses completed with at least a B or better while in the certificate program may be applied toward completion of the Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Science (MS) in Evaluation and Applied Research degree.


The certificate requires a minimum of 16 units of coursework:


Core Courses (12 units)


CGH 313, Research Methods OR

CGH 402, Advanced Research Methods  OR

EVAL 315, Evaluation & Applied Research Methods: A Survey of Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches


CGH 301, Biostatistics OR

CGH 401, Advanced Statistical Methods OR

EVAL 320, Quantitative Analysis & Statistics for Evaluation & Applied Research

*Exception: students with extensive statistical training may petition to replace the statistics course with an additional methods course.

Proposal Development

CGH 305: Seminar in Grant Writing & Proposal Development

Elective Course (4 units)

*Selected in consultation with the program director

CGH 300, Foundations of Health Promotion & Education

CGH 302, Epidemiology

CGH 312, Data Analysis using SAS

CGH 314, Emerging Chronic & Infectious Diseases Worldwide

CGH 315, Geospatial Epidemiology

EVAL 325, Qualitative Analysis & Statistics for Evaluation & Applied Research

EVAL 330, Mixed Methods in Evaluation & Applied Research

EVAL 350, Global Health Evaluation & Applied Research

Professional Development Experience 

Attendance in seminars emphasizing applied research methods (20 hours from a list of approved events, plus reflection) OR

Participation in a research project with a CGU faculty or collaborator (Minimum of 20 hours, plus summary of contributions)


University Policies. Policies detailed in the Academic Policies  section of the Bulletin apply.

*WSCUC approval is pending for this certificate

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