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Pennsylvania State University

STAT 505: Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis

Pennsylvania State University via OPEN.ED@PSU


Students completing this course should be able to:

  • Select appropriate methods of multivariate data analysis, given multivariate data and study objectives;
  • Write SAS and/or Minitab programs to carry out multivariate data analyses;
  • Interpret results of multivariate data analyses.


This is a graduate level 3-credit, asynchronous online course. In this course we will examine a variety of statistical methods for multivariate data, including multivariate extensions of t-tests and analysis of variance, dimension reduction techniques such as principal component analysis, factor analysis, canonical correlation analysis, and classification and clustering methods.

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Dr. Stephen Rathbun was the original author to develop materials for th


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