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PSY 605 - Applied Measurement Theory

  • 3 credits

Applied Measurement Theory provides a broad grounding in classical test theory, as well as modern test theory including generalizability theory and item response theory. The course addresses reliability, validity, and utility as criteria for evaluating the quality of any psychological measurement tool.

This course can be applied toward:


Admission to the Plan C graduate program in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Credit not allowed for both PSY 605 and PSY 600K. It is recommended that you complete PSY 662 prior to enrolling in this course.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Measurement Theory in Action: Case Studies and Exercises, 3rd Ed. (2020)
    Shultz, K.S., Whitney, D.J., & Zickar, M.J.
    ISBN: 978-0367192174