Graduate Catalog

EDU 803 Multivariate Statistics

EDU 803 is the third course in a statistics sequence. The purpose of the course is to develop statistical concepts and techniques needed to conduct research. This course presents a theoretical basis as well as a rationale for and practice with selected multivariate and longitudinal statistical techniques. Techniques that are offered in this course include linear and logistic regression, factor analysis - both exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, structured equation modeling, latent class analysis, cluster analysis, and longitudinal data analysis. Discussions will focus on both manifest and latent variables analyses. Computer-assisted analysis (such as SPSS) will complement coursework.




Prerequisites: EDU 801, EDU 802 or permission of the instructor.