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Statistical and Research Methods Specialization

The specialization in statistical and research methods allows you to acquire more concentrated study of research and quantitative methodology the opportunity to develop your skills. The degree was designed for persons interested in education and assessment. This specialization in statistical and research methods is often diesired for people who facilitate research projects and data analysis in schools, corporations, or mental health facilities.

Specialization in Statistical and Research Methods, 12 credit hours
EDPSY 641, EDPSY 642 and EDCUR 660 are offered online. The remaining courses are offered on our main campus in Muncie.

Core Statistical and Research Methods, 6 credits

  • EDPS 642 Intermediate Statistics (3)
  • EDPS 643 Research Design (3)

Special Interest in the Field (choose 6 credit hours)

  • EDPS 730 Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics (3)
  • EDPS 740 Categorical Data Analysis (3)
  • EDPS 741 Applied Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences (3)
  • EDPS 742 Multivariate Statistical Techniques (3)
  • EDPS 743 Introduction to Factor Analysis (3)
  • EDPS 744 Structural Equation Modeling (3)
  • EDPS 746 Theory of Measurement (3)
  • EDPS 785 Multilevel Statistical Modeling (3)
  • SOC 681 Survey Research Methods (3) 
  • EDST 660 Ethnographic Research in Education (3)
  • RES 697 Research Paper (3)