Ph.D. LCID Specialization in Statistics & Measurement

Program Details

Area(s) of Study:
  • Assessment
  • Evaluation
  • Statistics and Measurement
  • On-Campus
Program Level:
  • Doctoral
Program Type:
  • Degree


The specialization in Statistics and Measurement within the Learning, Cognition, Instruction, and Development concentration prepares students to become statisticians and psychometricians with broad expertise in:

  • applied statistics;
  • measurement theory;
  • educational assessment; and
  • statistical analysis.

An important feature of our program is early exposure to research and active learning through a variety of course offerings. You will take courses in advanced research methods, examine current issues in education, and explore fundamental assumptions of research methods through readings on the conduct of educational research.


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Proseminars (6 credits)
Required Research (6 credits)
Methodology (12 credits) Concentration (18 Credits)
Cognate Courses (6 Credits) Dissertation (24 credits)

Program Requirements

The Ph.D. in Education requires 48 credits of coursework and 24 credits of dissertation research. All students in the Learning, Cognition, Instruction, and Development concentration take a common set of courses, accumulating 18 credits within the concentration, of which 6 credits must be classes within the concentration but outside the faculty adviser’s specialty.

A complete listing of degree requirements is available for download or at the Office of Student and Academic Services.

If you have more specific questions about this concentration, please contact Greg Camilli.