Expert Training in Mplus.
From Anywhere, Any Time.

In this self-paced online workshop, Dr. Christian Geiser gives in-depth tutorials on analyzing and interpreting factor analytic models in Mplus. With crystal clear hands-on lessons, he'll take you through each step of performing exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Use the dropdown menu below to see what’s included in this 6-module course:

    1. Start Here

    2. Handouts, References, & Resources

    1. Introduction to Factor Analysis

    2. Data Preparation for Mplus

    3. Data Import and Checking in Mplus

    4. Introduction to Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA)

    5. Model Selection in EFA

    6. EFA with Continuous Variables in Mplus

    7. EFA with Ordered Categorical (Binary & Ordinal) Variables

    8. Parallel Analysis in Mplus

    1. Introduction to Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA)

    2. CFA Model Identification: Introduction

    3. CFA Model Identification: Mplus Examples

    4. CFA with Multiple Factors: Mplus Syntax

    5. CFA with Multiple Factors: Mplus Output

    6. Model Fit Assessment in CFA: Introduction

    7. Chi-Square Test in CFA

    8. Other Fit Statistics in CFA

    9. Residuals and Modification Indices in Mplus

    10. CFA for Ordered Categorical Variables: Introduction

    11. CFA for Ordered Categorical Variables in Mplus

    1. Introduction to Multigroup CFA

    2. Multigroup CFA: Automated Measurement Invariance Testing in Mplus

    3. Multigroup CFA: Manual Measurement Invariance Testing

    4. Multigroup CFA: Testing Equality of Latent Variable Parameters

    1. Introduction to Longitudinal CFA

    2. Longitudinal CFA in Mplus

    3. Longitudinal Measurement Invariance: Introduction

    4. Automated Longitudinal Invariance Testing in Mplus

    5. Manual Longitudinal Invariance Testing

    6. Latent Growth Curve Models: Introduction

    7. Latent Growth Curve Models in Mplus

    1. Second-Order Factor Models: Introduction

    2. Second-Order Factor Models in Mplus

    3. Bifactor Models: Introduction

    4. Bifactor Models in Mplus

    5. Factor Mixture Models: Introduction and Mplus Syntax

    6. Factor Mixture Models: Mplus Output

    7. Multilevel CFA: Introduction

    8. Multilevel CFA: Data Structure and Mplus Syntax

    9. Multilevel CFA: Mplus Output

Meet Your Instructor

Dr. Christian Geiser

Dr. Christian Geiser is the Director of Education at Quantfish, former professor of quantitative psychology, and author of two books on Mplus.   As a leader in the development of latent variable techniques with complex data, he has helped thousands of researchers and students around the world to achieve their analytic goals.   This course is a part of a companion series of workshops to his books and articles.    


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Student/Postdoc:  €397
Group: €1240

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Student/Postdoc:    £340
Group:  £1060

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  • What level of statistical training is required for the course?

    This course is for learners with a foundational knowledge of regression analysis. Prior Mplus experience is not required.

  • I won't be able to complete this course all at once. Is the timing flexible?

    Yes.! The timing is entirely up to you. Once you enroll and the course has launched, you will have unlimited access to the content. You are free to pause and return to your lessons as needed.

  • Will you give me feedback on my analyses?

    Dr. Geiser is happy to answer questions related to course content and Quantfish promptly resolves any technical issues related to the course platform. If you are interested in personal consultation on your own data, please contact us to get started.

How the Course Works

Follow these steps to get started:

  • 1. Enroll in the Course

    You will receive a payment receipt by email from QuantFish and instructions for accessing your Student Dashboard. Factor Analysis with Mplus is available to start immediately upon purchase.

  • 2. Start Learning

    Begin the course when the time is right for you. Visit your student dashboard, click on the course, and watch Dr. Geiser's introductory video to get started. Subsequent lessons are shown to you in sequential order, along with the PDF resources. Plan on each day (module) to take about three hours, plus practice time. At the completion of the course, we will provide a certificate of completion that you can use for your own professional needs.

  • 3. Share Your Success!

    The best part of our work here at QuantFish is seeing our trainees implement their newfound analytic skills in their own research. We LOVE hearing about published papers and successful defenses. Find us on LinkedIn or Twitter or shoot us an email so we can celebrate with you!

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