PhD with Quantitative Methods

The primary goals of the PhD program in Educational Psychology with a specialization in Quantitative Methods are to

  • Develop researchers with multidisciplinary perspectives
  • Improve the quality of instruction and research in higher education
  • Develop researchers who encourage inquiry and creative production
  • Develop researchers who are scholars.

The quantitative methods specialization can be up to 24 hours of advanced coursework in quantitative methods, such as item response theory and latent variable models.

The Quantitative Methods Specialization of the PhD program is for those who aspire to such professional goals as:

  • Joining a faculty at an institution of higher education in departments of educational psychology, psychology, and related disciplines
  • Coordinating professional development, continuing education, and research centers
  • Leading research and development centers.