The master of science (MS) degree in quantitative psychology is a 33-credit-hour program with 21 hours of core hours, 6 credit hours from one of two concentrations (quantitative or mixed methods), and a thesis.

You may choose to take courses part-time or full-time each semester. Or, online or on-campus.

Core Courses (21 credit hours)

  • EDPS 600 Advanced Educational Psychology (3 credit hours),
    or EDPS 606 Human Learning and Achievement Motivation (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 641 Introduction to Statistical Methods (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 642 Analysis of Variance (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 643 Research Design (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 741 Applied Regression Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 742 Multivariate Statistical Techniques (3 credit hours)
  • EDPS 746 Theory of Measurement (3 credit hours)

Pick one of two concentrations:

  • Quantitative Concentration (6 credit hours)—Choose this concentration if you wish to keep honing your statistical skills and learning to uncover the patterns within the data.\
    • EDPS 698 Special Topics (3 credit hours)
    • EDPS 730 Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics (3 credit hours)
    • EDPS 740 Categorical Data Analysis (3 credit hours)
    • EDPS 743 Factor Analysis (3 credit hours)
    • EDPS 744 Structural Equation Modeling (3 credit hours)
    • EDPS 785 Multilevel Statistical Model (3 credit hours)
  • Mixed Methods Concentration (6 credit hours)—Choose this concentration if you wish to add the ability to get beyond the numbers to understand the underlying reasons, opinions, and motivations of people in your research.
    • EDST 650 Introduction to Qualitative Research (3 credit hours)
    • EDST 655 Introduction to Mixed Methods Research (3 credit hours)
    • EDST 660 Ethnographic Research in Education (3 credit hours)
    • EDST 671 Evaluation of Educational Programs (3 credit hours)
    • SOC 681 Survey Research Methods (3 credit hours)

Thesis (6 credit hours)

  • THES 698 Thesis (1-6 credit hours)

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