The specialization in statistical and research methods is for students interested in focusing on education and assessment. The additional focus on research approaches and quantitative methodology is excellent preparation for data analysts, researchers, psychometricians, and educational theorists across a wide variety of settings such as schools, corporations, hospitals, test publishers, and research institutions.

Statistical and Research Methods Specialization (12 credit hours)

Core Statistical and Research Methods Specialization (6 credit hours)

  • EDPS 642 - Intermediate Statistics (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 741 - Applied Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences (3 credit hours)

Special Interest in the Field (choose 6 credit hours)

  • EDPS 730 - Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 740 - Categorical Data Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 742 - Multivariate Statistical Techniques (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 743 - Introduction to Factor Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 744 - Structural Equation Modeling (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 746 - Theory of Measurement (3 credit hours)
  • EDST 671 - Program Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • RES 697 - Research Paper (3 credit hours)

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