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M.A., Industrial & Organizational Psychology

M.A., Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Industrial and Organizational Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior in the workplace. The M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program is designed to prepare students to work in areas relating to applied behavioral science in organizations and business. This program will provide students with a rigorous understanding of employment law, training and development strategies, leadership and decision making, organizational psychology theory, research methods, and statistics.

In the workplace, graduates will have the skills to apply a knowledge of behavioral theory, practical knowledge gained through diverse experiences, and research practices to providing direction for organizational leadership. Whether motivating employees, nurturing strong leadership, cultivating diversity, or managing organizational change, our graduates have the skills necessary to be effective, scientist-practitioners of the behavioral sciences in the workplace.