The faculty trains students in the application of psychological principles and approaches to solve a wide variety of human problems in organizational settings. Through course work and field placements, students appreciate the importance of designing work environments and behavioral systems that maximize employee effectiveness, satisfaction, and well-being. Program graduates are prepared for positions in the public and private sectors, or to seek more advanced training.
Selected Educational Outcomes
- Program graduates will collect, summarize, analyze, and interpret data utilizing univariate and multivariate statistical procedures.
- Program graduates will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge, research, and theories appropriate to the M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology by developing written responses to program questions.
- Program graduates will develop, administer, and evaluate tests and assessment techniques as related to personnel and organizational issues.
Examples of Outcome Assessments
- Candidates will successfully develop data analyses in several courses, including research design, to be assessed by faculty members.
- Candidates will successfully develop a portfolio that requires the application of the knowledge gained from a series of courses. The portfolio will be evaluated by a committee of faculty, using established criteria.
- Candidates will be assessed by their practicum and faculty supervisors on the assignments performed in their industrial/organizational practica.
Requirements for Master of Science Degree with a Concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
|PSYC 5800||Industrial/Organizational Psychology||3|
|PSYC 7600||Personnel Selection||3|
|PSYC 7610||Performance Appraisal||3|
|PSYC 7690||Professional Issues in I/O Psychology||3|
|PSYC 7670||Social Psychology||3|
|PSYC 7961||I/O Psychology Practicum I||3|
|PSYC 7962||I/O Psychology Practicum II||3|
|PSYC 8000||Research Design and Analysis||3|
|PSYC 8350||Psychology of Motivation||3|
|PSYC 8360||Human Resource Development||3|
|PSYC 8370||Human Factors Psychology||3|
|PSYC 8380||Employment Law and Personnel Practices||3|
|Total hours required for the degree||45|