Statistical Software Guide

Minitab

Minitab is a statistical software application that is used for data analysis.  It provides data analysis through Minitab's Assistant which directs the analysis and helps interpret the results.   Minitab provides access to a complete set of statistical tools, including Descriptive Statistics, Hypothesis Tests, Confidence Intervals and Normality Tests.  It also provides data presentation and graphing tools.   For more information visit the Minitab Website.
 

SF State supports Minitab 16 for Windows.  The software is only available in designated campus computer labs.


SAS and SAS e-Learning

SAS provides a scalable, integrated software environment specially designed for data access, transformation, and reporting.  It includes a fourth-generation programming language; ready-to-use programs for data manipulation, information storage and retrieval, descriptive statistics and report writing. SAS e-Learning, is a series of self-paced training modules on SAS that are available online.  For more information visit the SAS Website.

SF State supports SAS 9.2 and 9.3 for Windows.  SAS is not available for Mac OS.  SAS is available in Academic Technology's Labspace, and in several campus computer labs for student access.  Faculty and staff are eligible to install SAS on University-owned computers only. To request SAS or SAS e-Learning access, submit a service request.


IBM SPSS Statistics and IBM SPSS Amos

IBM SPSS Statistics software is an analytical process analysis tool. The software includes a broad array of fully integrated Statistics capabilities and related products for specialized analytical tasks across many environments. IBM SPSS Amos gives you the power to easily perform structural equation modeling to build models with more accuracy than standard multivariate statistics techniques.   For more information visit IBM's SPSS Website.

SF State supports IBM SPSS Statistics Premium Edition versions 21, 22, and 23 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit), Mac OS and the associated Amos component.  SPSS is available on Academic Technology's Labspace, and in several campus computer labs for student access.  Faculty and staff are eligible to install SPSS on campus and personally owned computers.  To request SPSS, submit a service request.

 

Qualtrics

Qualtrics is an easy to use, full-featured web-based survey tool software for creating and conducting online surveys. It can be used alone or in conjunction with Excel or SPSS. For more information, see the Qualtrics Guide.