Doctoral Programs

Doctorate programs

Quantitative and Qualitative Programs in the United States of America or Canada

These are lists of programs located in the United States of America or Canada offering a doctoral degree in quantitative methods. For information on qualitative training programs, see the Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology's webpages on Graduate Training in Qualitative Methods and Undergraduate Teaching and Curricula

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Arizona State University

Department of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Psychology
Program Director: Leona S. Aiken
Phone: (480) 965-7156
Graduate Program Email

School of Social and Family Dynamics
PhD in Family and Human Development, Measurement and Statistical Analysis Specialization
Contact: Roy Levy
Phone: (480) 727-9808

University of Arizona

College of Education
PhD; Concentration in Measurement and Methodology Educational Psychology
P.O. Box 210069
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0069
Phone: (520) 621-7828
Fax: (520) 621-2909



Claremont Graduate University

School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
PhD, MA; and Certificate Programs in Psychology with a Concentration in Evaluation
Program Coordinator: Natalie Brown
123 E. 8th St
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 621-8084

Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research
Director of External Affairs: Paul Thomas
175 E. 12th St
Claremont CA 91711
Phone: (909) 607-9016

University of California, Los Angeles

Department of Education
PhD; Advanced Quantitative Methods
PhD; Educational Research Methods
MA; Research Methods
Social Research Methodology
Office of Student Services
1009 Moore Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521
Phone: (310) 825-8326

University of California, Davis

Department of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Psychology
Area Head: Emilio Ferrer
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

University of California, Los Angeles

PhD; Psychometrics
1285 Franz Hall
Box 951563
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563
Phone: (310) 825-2961
Fax: (310) 206-5895

University of California, Merced

PhD; Quantitative Psychology
Area Head: Will Shadish
SSHA, 5200 North Lake Rd.
Merced CA 95343
Phone: (209) 228-4372
Fax: (209) 228-4390

University of California at Santa Barbara

Department of Education
PhD, MA; Research Methodology
Graduate Division
3117 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2070
Phone: (805) 893-2277
Fax: (805) 893-8259

University of California, Berkeley

Graduate School of Education
PhD, EdD, MA; Quantitative Methods and Evaluation
1501 Tolman Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-1670

University of Southern California

Department of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Psychology
Graduate Student Advisor: Jennifer Vo
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1061



University of Denver

College of Education
PhD, MA; Quantitative Research Methods
Kathy Green
2450 S. Vine St.
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: (303) 871-2509

University of Colorado at Boulder

School of Education
PhD; Research and Evaluation Methodology
Program Chair: Derek Briggs
School of Education, Room 211
University of Colorado at Boulder
249 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0249
Phone: (303) 492-6320

University of Northern Colorado

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
PhD; Applied Statistics and Research Methods
Trent L. Lalonde
McKee Hall 518, Campus Box 124
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Phone: (970) 351-2807



University of Connecticut

Department of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Methods
406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020
Storrs, CT 06269-1020
Phone: (860) 486-3515
Fax: (860) 486-2760

University of Connecticut

Neag School of Education
Dept. of Educational Psychology
PhD, Masters, and Graduate Certificate programs in Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment
249 Glenbrook Road, Unit 2064
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486-0183
Fax: (860) 486-0180



Florida State University

Department of Educational Research
PhD, M.A.; Measurement and Statistics
307 Stone Building
Tallahassee, FL 32306-3030

University of Florida

Department of Educational Psychology
PhD; Research and Evaluation Methodology
1403 Norman Hall
P.O. Box 117047
Gainesville, FL 32611-7047
Phone: (352) 392-0724
Fax: (352) 392-5929

University of South Florida

Department of Educational Measurement & Research
PhD, MEd; Measurement and Evaluation
Chair: Dr. Lou Carey



Georgia Institute of Technology

School of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Psychology
654 Cherry Street
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0170
Phone: (404) 894-2680

Georgia State University

College of Education
Department of Educational Policy Studies
PhD, MS; Concentration in Research, Measurement, and Statistics
P.O. Box 3977
Atlanta GA 30302-3977
Office Phone: (404) 651-2582
Fax: (404) 651-1009

University of Georgia

Educational Psychology & Instructional Technology
PhD, EdD, MA, MEd; Research, Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics (REMS)
329 Aderhold
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-4110



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Quantitative Psychology
603 East Daniel St.
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0631
Fax: (217) 244-5876

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

QUERIES: Quantitative and Qualitative methods, Measurement, & Evaluation
Department of Educational Psychology
1310 Sixth St, MC-708
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL 61820

Loyola University Chicago

School of Education
PhD in Research Methodology
Terri Pigott
820 North Michigan Avenue
Lewis Towers 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 915-6800
Program Email



Indiana University

Inquiry Methodology Program
Program Director: Ginette Delandshere
201 North Rose Ave., Suite 4000
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006
Phone: (812) 856-8347

Purdue University

Department of Psychological Sciences
PhD; Quantitative Psychology
703 Third Street, PRCE 385B
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081
Phone: (765) 494-6067

University of Notre Dame

Department of Psychology
PhD, MA; Quantitative



University of Iowa

College of Education
PhD, MA; Division of Psychological & Quantitative Foundations Educational Measurement and Statistics
Professor Michael J. Kolen
224 C Lindquist Center
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: (319) 335-6429



University of Kansas

Department of Psychology
Quantitative Psychology Program
1415 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7556

University of Kansas

Department of Psychology and Research in Education
PhD, MS, Ed.D.; Educational Psychology and Research
Phone: (785) 864-3931



University of Louisville

College of Education and Human Development
Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology
PhD in Educational Psychology, Measurement and Evaluation
Program Chair: Dr. Jeff Valentine
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: 502-852-3830



Morgan State University

Department of Psychology
Graduate Program in Psychometrics
Program Coordinator: R. Trent Haines
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251
Phone: (443) 885-3290

University of Maryland

College of Education 
Department of Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation (EDMS) 
PhD, MA; Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation 
Chair: C. Mitchell Dayton 
Phone: (301) 405-3624 


Boston College

Lynch School of Education
PhD, MEd; Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation
Department Chair: Larry Ludlow
Phone: (617) 552-4221
Office of Graduate Admissions Email

University of Massachusetts Amherst

School of Education
PhD, EdD, MA; Research and Evaluation Methods



Michigan State University

Concentration in Quantitative Methodology and Evaluation Science
Psychology Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
Fax: (612) 353-1652

Michigan State University

PhD; Measurement and Quantitative Methods
455 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
Missy Davis
Phone: (517) 353-1638
Fax: (517) 353-6393

Wayne State University

College of Education
Educational Evaluation and Research
Measurement Track (PhD/ EdD)
Phone: (313) 577-1656

Western Michigan University

Department of Educational Studies
PhD; MA; Educational Evaluation, Measurement and Research Design



University of Minnesota

Department of Psychology
PhD, MA; Quantitative/Psychometric Methods
Phone: (612) 625-2818

University of Minnesota

College of Education and Human Development
PhD, MA; Quantitative Methods in Education



University of Missouri, Columbia

Department of Psychological Sciences
210 McAlester Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-2500
Phone: (573) 882-6860
Fax: (573) 882-7710
Graduate Program Phone: (573) 882-0838
Graduate Program Email



University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Educational Psychology Department
Quantitative, Qualitative and Psychometric Methods
Jim Bovaird
114 Teachers College Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0345
Phone: (402) 472-6945 



University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Psychology
PhD; Concentration in Quantitative/Experimental Psychology
Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Psychology (for enrolled graduate students)
Program Director: Kimberly A. Barchard
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5030


New Jersey

Rutgers University

Graduate School of Education/Department of Educational Psychology
PhD, EdM; Programs in Educational Statistics, Measurement & Evaluation
(search under Academic Programs on above-linked website)
Measurement Program Coordinator: Douglas Penfield
Phone: (732)932-7496, ext. 8324
Fax: (732) 932-6829


New York

The City University of New York

Educational Psychology
PhD, EdD; Quantitative Methods in Educational and Psychological Research
Phone: (212) 817-8285

Columbia University (Teachers College)

Department of Human Development
PhD, EdD, EdM; Measurement and Evaluation
MS; Applied Statistics
Academic Secretary: Diane Katanik
525 W. 120th St.
Box 118
New York, NY 10027
Office: 453 Grace Dodge Hall
Phone: (212) 678-4150

Fordham University

Department of Psychology
PhD, MA; Psychometrics
Program Director: Heining Cham, PhD 
Phone: (718) 817-3881

New York University

Department of Psychology
Minor in Quantitative Psychology
6 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003

University at Albany, SUNY

Division of Educational Psychology & Methodology
PhD, CAS, MA in Educational Psychology and Methodology
1400 Washington Avenue, Education 233
Albany, NY 12222
Phone: (518) 442-5055


North Carolina

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PhD; Quantitative Psychology
Prof. Patrick Curran , Program Director
304 Davie Hall, (919) 962-5235
Rhonda Whitfield , Program Coordinator
346 Davie Hall, (919) 962-2054

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Department of Educational Research Methodology
Randy Penfield
254 School of Education Building
Phone: (336) 334-3944
Fax: (336) 334-4120



Kent State University

Assessment Psychology
Minor in Quantitative Psychology
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Department of Psychology
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
Phone: (330) 672-3580
Fax: (330) 672-7932

Kent State University

College of Education
PhD, M.A., MEd; Evaluation and Measurement
507 White Hall
Kent, OH 44242
Phone: (330) 672-2294
Fax: (330) 672-3737

Ohio State University

Quantitative Psychology
Graduate Program Office
Lazenby Hall
1827 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 292-4112

Ohio State University

Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement
122 Ramseyer Hall
29 W. Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1177
Phone: (614) 688-4007
Fax: (614) 292-7900 or (888) 678-3382

Ohio University

Department of Psychology
PhD; Clinical Psychology - Applied Quantitative
PhD; Experimental Psychology - Applied Quantitative
200 Porter Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: (740) 593-1707
Fax: (740) 593-0579

Ohio University

Department of Educational Studies
Educational Research and Evaluation Program
MEd, PhD in Quantitative Methods
Program Coordinator: Dr. Gordon Brooks
College of Education
McCracken Hall
Athens, OH 45701-2979
Department Phone: (740) 593-4423

University of Cincinnati

College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
Quantitative Research Methodology  PhD Program in Education Studies ,
Assessment and Evaluation Graduate Certificate Program
Lihshing Leigh Wang
University of Cincinnati,
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0002
Phone: (513) 556-3628





Oregon State University

College of Health and Human Sciences
Dept. of Human Development and Family Sciences
322 Milam Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-5102
Phone: (541) 737-2035
Fax: (541) 737-1076



Pennsylvania State University

College of Health and Human Development
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
211 Henderson Building South
University Park, PA 16802-6504
Phone: (814) 863-0241
Fax: (814) 863-7963

University of Pennsylvania

Graduate School of Education (Quantitative Methods Program
M.Phil.Ed in Quantitative Methods
MS in Statistics, Measurement, Assessment, and Research Technology (SMART Program)
PhD in Quantitative Methods
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-0505

University of Pittsburgh


Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

Behavioral Science PhD Program
Research Methodology Focus Area
Director: Dr. Lisa L. Harlow
10 Chafee Rd, Suite 8
Kingston, RI 02881


South Carolina

University of South Carolina

Department of Psychology
PhD, Quantitative Psychology
1512 Pendleton St.
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: (803) 777-2312



Vanderbilt University

Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
PhD in Quantitative Methods
Sonya K. Sterba
PMB 552
230 Appleton Place
Nashville, TN 37203-5721

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling
PhD: Evaluation, Statistics and Measurement
Program Director: Gary Skolits
Phone: (865) 974-2777



Baylor University

Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
PhD; Specialization in Quantitative Psychology
One Bear Place 97334
Waco, TX 76798-7334
Phone: (940) 369-8565
Contact Information

Texas A&M University

Department of Education Psychology
PhD; Educational Psychology with emphasis in Research, Measurement and Statistics
College Station, TX 77843-4225
Phone: (979) 845-1831
Fax: (979) 862-1256

University of Houston

Department of Psychological Health and Learning Sciences
PhD in Measurement, Quantitative Methods, and Learning Sciences
Program Director: Dr. Margit Wiesner
Houston, TX 77204
Phone: (713) 743-7676

University of North Texas

Department of Educational Psychology
PhD; Educational Psychology with concentration in Research Methodology, Measurement and Statistics
Program Director: Dr. Darrell M. Hull
Department of Educational Psychology
Matthews Hall, Room 304C
1300 W. Highland Street
Denton, TX 76203
Phone: (940) 369-8565

University of Texas at Austin

Department of Educational Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Methods



Utah State University

Department of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Psychology Specialization
Program Director: Christian Geiser, PhD



James Madison University

Center for Assessment and Research Studies
PhD in Assessment and Measurement
821 S. Main St., MSC 6806
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Phone: (540) 568-6706
Fax: (540) 568-7878

University of Virginia

Department of Psychology
PhD; Quantitative Methodology
102 Gilmer Hall
PO BOX 400400
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4400
Phone: (434) 982-4750
Fax: (434) 982-4766

University of Virginia

Curry School of Education
PhD in Educational Research
P.O. Box 400261
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4261
Phone: (434) 924-3334
Fax: (434) 924-0747

Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

School of Education
PhD Educational Research and Evaluation
316 East Eggleston Hall (0302)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-6960
Fax: (540) 231-7845



University of Washington

College of Education
Educational Psychology
PhD; MEd: Measurement, Statistics, and Research Design
Chairperson: Dr. Robert Abbott
Box 35-3600
Seattle, Washington 98195-3600
Phone: (206) 543-1139



University of Wisconsin — Madison

Educational Psychology Department
PhD, MS; Quantitative Methods

University of Wisconsin — Milwaukee

School of Education
Department of Educational Psychology
PhD, MS; Research Methodology
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201



University of British Columbia

Faculty of Arts
Psychology Department
PhD, MA; Quantitative Methods
Jeremy Biesanz
2136 West Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
Phone: (604) 822-6493

University of Manitoba

Faculty of Arts
Department of Psychology
Methodology Program
PhD, Methodology
H. J. Keselman
190 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 474-9360

McGill University

Faculty of Social Sciences
Psychology Department
PhD; Quantitative Psychology and Modeling
Yoshio Takane
1205 Dr. Penfield Ave.
Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1B1
Phone: (514) 398-6125

Simon Fraser University

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Psychology Department
PhD, MA; Quantitative Program
Anita Turner, Graduate Advisor
Quantitative Graduate Programme
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC Canada V5A 1S6
Phone: (604) 291-4367

University of Western Ontario

Faculty of Social Sciences
Psychology Department
Personality and Measurement Program
PhD in Psychology
Val Van Domelen, Graduate Secretary
Social Science Centre
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2
Phone: (519) 661-2064

York University

Faculty of Health
Department of Psychology
Methodology  (MA, PhD)
c/o: Michael Friendly
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Phone: (416) 736-2100

University of Alberta

Faculty of Education
Department of Educational Psychology
Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation
MEd and PhD
Director: Dr. Mark J. Gierl
6 - 110 Education North
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G5
Phone: (780) 492-3762
Fax: (780) 492-0001

University of British Columbia

Faculty of Education
Educational and Counseling Psychology Department
PhD, MA; Measurement, Evaluation and Research Methodology
Bruno D. Zumbo
Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1Z4
Phone: (604) 822-1931

Last updated: March 2022Date created: January 2015