University of Wisconsin–Madison

Quantitative Methods Program

The graduate program in the quantitative methods area focuses on the study and development of quantitative methods of relevance to research and practice in education and the social sciences.

Students in the quantitative methods area pursue research topics that study the methods themselves as opposed to strictly applications.  Current areas of interest among area faculty include measurement theory, item response theory, Bayesian inference, longitudinal data analysis, multilevel modeling, experimental and quasi-experimental design, causality, and structural equation modeling.