Optional Advanced Coursework in Statistics

Many graduate students in Psychology will take advanced courses in statistics beyond the mandatory 2-semester sequence.  The nature of these courses will be entirely dependent on the type of methods a student requires to conduct their particular research projects.  However, a majority of students have taken graduate statistics courses offered by the Department of Education Psychology.  A complete listing of courses they offer can be found here: https://edpsych.education.wisc.edu/academics/quantitative-methods/courses/.


The most commonly taken courses are: 

Ed Psych 960: Structural Equation Modeling

Ed Psych 711: Bayesian Methods in Educational Research

Ed Psych 963: Design & Analysis of Quasi-Experiments for Causal Inference

Ed Psych 964: Hierarchical Linear Modeling

Ed Psych 871: Test Theory II: Item Response Theory

Ed Psych 733: Factor Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling, and Cluster Analysis