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Master in Industrial Organizational Psychology

 Learn about our master degree in the fastest growing career area

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“As the fastest growing career area, Industrial/Organizational Psychology professionals are in high demand. This newly offered graduate program blends psychology and business to prepare graduate students to apply best practice principles to organizational and leadership challenges.”

Lisa Carpino, M.H.A., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Program Director, I/O Psychology

Lisa Carpino

Watch this video to learn more about what I/O Psych is and the program that Anna Maria can offer you.



Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology)
Anna Maria College's Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/O 
Psychology) blends coursework from the fields of counseling psychology and business. Well-connected, industry-savvy instructions offer practical and research-based learning that teaches students the secrets that help companies harness their greatest asset - their employees. Understanding how people work best together created not only a more efficient and effective work place but also increases job satisfaction and productivity.
Learning Outcomes
The Master of Science in I/O Psychology was created to provide practitioners with a broad range of skills demanded by business and industry today. Learning outcomes include (but aren't limited to):
  • Use research and measurement skills to solve practical workplace issues
  • Apply the principles of psychology to human resource and leadership challenges
  • Address complex issues brought forth by the current multi-generational workforce
  • Design, implement, and analyze the effectiveness of workplace programs
  • Research and improve the quality of work environments
  • Become skilled in conflict management
  • Incorporate legal and ethical considerations into workplace policy and practices

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  • Anna Maria College's I/O Psychology program can be self-designed to meet your objectives and help you make your mark in the business world.
  • Ranked 15th in the nation's top 25 Most Affordable Masters programs by
  • Forbes Magazine listed Anna Maria College in their Education Innovators issue as a program with maximum ROI
  • Anna Maria College prides itself on a highly personalized learning experience with its smaller student-to-teacher ratios and faculty who are known for both their teaching and business experience
  • The I/O Psychology program at Anna Maria College centers on the combination of theoretical study and hands-on, professional practice
Return on Investment
Industrial/Organizational Psychology ranks #1 among the top 20 fastest growing career options as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Between 2012 and 2022, jobs in this field are expected to grow by 53%
  • The median annual salary in this field was $80,000
  • Gain real world practice as business consultants in local business, government, and non-profit organizations in the community through the programs capstone project. These projects not only provide hand-on experience but also an opportunity to build your resume
The program will prepare and empower students for careers in and related to business including (but not limited to):
  • Organizational Development Consultant
  • Mid-Market Organizational Consultant
  • Senior Analyst, People Analytics, and Engagement
  • Director of Learning and Development
  • Marketing Academy Program Manager
  • Talent Management
From the Director...
"We keep a close eye on emerging business trends and adapt our program offerings accordingly. the program is designed to develop compassionate, effective business leaders, and will place its graduates at the leading edge of a field that is changing the way we respond to modern business needs."
Lisa Carpino, MHA, MA
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Program Director, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Anna Maria College

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