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PADM 624. Quantitative Methods for Public Administration. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: PADM 623 or permission of the instructor. Introduction to statistical methods for use in managerial decision-making, policy analysis and social science research. Descriptive and inferential statistics are explored through computations and using SPSS/PC computer software.