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Amos for Windows by SPSS, an IBM Company

What is it? Amos (Analysis of Moment Structures) analyzes Structural Equation Models (SEM) by either drawing a path diagram or programming a command language. These models are also known as LISREL models, confirmatory factor analysis, analysis of covariance structures, path analysis, or causal modeling.

What can I use it for? Enrolled students, faculty, and staff can use Amos for university-related teaching and academic research purposes. Amos may not be used for commercial research or administrative purposes. Use that benefits outside organizations requires the purchase of a commercial license.

Where can I run it? Amos is available at no additional charge to faculty, staff and students at all UT campuses for installation on university-owned and personally-owned Windows PCs. The download and installation instructions are at the OIT software download page. At UTK, Amos is also available on OIT’s Apps@UT server and the computers in the OIT public computer labs. There is no simultaneous user limit for Amos.

How can I learn it? You can schedule a one-on-one tutorial any time by calling the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900. A tutorial is also provided as part of the Amos Help files.

Where can I get support? OIT offers Full Support to University of Tennessee, Knoxville-area students, faculty, and staff for this software. For assistance, contact the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900.

Updated  5/1/2023