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Curriculum: Master in Industrial Organizational Psychology

Degree requirements and required courses to complete the program

Degree Requirements:

The Master’s in I/O Psychology consists of 36 credits; 12 courses including a capstone field or research project.  At a pace of 3 courses per semester, degree requirements may be completed in as little as 18 months.  On-ground Business courses are held at an accelerated pace of 8 weeks while Psychology courses are held in a traditional format of 15 weeks.

Required Courses:

IOP 760 Business Ethics

IOP 622 Leadership*

IOP 633 Organizational Theory and Behavior*

IOP 649 Applications and Issues in I/O*

IOP 613 Theories of Personality

IOP 571 Managerial Statistics

IOP 710/IOP 701 Research Methods*

Four Electives from the following list:

IOP 736 Multicultural Perspectives

IOP 639 Positive Psychology

IOP 711 Human Resource Management

IOP 831 Workplace Violence

IOP 632 Group Process

IOP 629 Labor-Management Relations

IOP 646 Lifespan Development

IOP 648 Social Psychology (Summer)

*Denotes courses required for I/O Certificate 

Resources:

American Psychological Association, Division 14 (Industrial-Organizational Psychology):

http://www.apa.org/about/division/div14.aspx

Occupational Outlook Handbook Published by US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics:

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/fastest-growing.htm