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Year Published: 2023

Time to Complete: 45 minutes

Course Type: Self-paced Online

Instructor: Angie Mae Rodday, PhD, MS

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers, other study team members

Prerequisite: Which Statistical Test Should I Use?

Skills Domain:  Scientific Concepts and Research Design

Empower your research with the right sample size

In this course, you will learn how to write a sample size justification for your research proposal or grant application. The course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the importance of determining an appropriate sample size for your study. You will learn how to calculate the sample size needed to achieve sufficient power to detect the effect you are looking for in your study.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Describe what parameters are needed for sample size/power calculations
  • Estimate treatment/exposure effect, and variation needed for sample size/power calculations
  • Identify other considerations for sample size/power calculations
  • Create sample size justifications for two example research studies

Available courses

Date Location Type Price
2023 Course: Open January 1 through December 31 Online Self-paced Online This Course is Free