The purpose of this course is to expose students to the health outcomes research and help them prepare for non-traditional career options, including pharmaceutical industry, managed care, or fellowships. It would entail learning to conduct research in the field of health outcomes and design a research study in a specific therapeutic area or condition. Students are encouraged to select a therapeutic area of interest before the class begins. They can work in groups or individually for the research projects, based on their preferences. They would be required to use SAS Enterprise Guide to conduct the statistical analysis. Overall, the class will help students learn & apply research methodology and statistics to the specific therapeutic area or condition of interest, from the health outcomes perspective.