The Quantitative Methods Area offers graduate study leading to both the MA and PhD degrees. The mission of the quantitative psychology graduate program is to:
- Train students in the theory and application of quantitative methods for psychological research
- Contribute to the development of new knowledge in the field of quantitative psychology.
With regard to training, we seek to develop a foundational knowledge for graduate students of all areas and to provide state-of-the-art training for graduate students seeking a PhD in this field. The graduate program provides a rigorous curriculum, opportunities for experience in teaching, and extensive training and experience in research. Our mission also involves the conduct of research that will make valuable contributions to the growth in knowledge regarding the theory and use of quantitative methods in psychological research. In addition, we contribute to the advancement of knowledge in substantive areas through the careful and proper use of sophisticated quantitative methods.