Industrial and Organizational Psychology (M.A.)

Program Requirements

Required Courses
PSYC 510Research Methods in Psychology3
PSYC 550Quantitative and Statistical Methods3
PSYC 578Psychometrics3
PSYC 559Personnel Selection: Issues and Procedures3
PSYC 584Performance Management3
PSYC 585Work Attitudes and Motivation: Theory and Application3
PSYC 631Interventions for Effective Organizations3
Specialization Electives
Select two of the following:6
Group Theory and Development in Organizations
Leadership: Theory and Development
Seminar in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Consulting Skills in Organizations
Organizational Development and Change
Select 3 credits from the list below by advisement and with appropriate pre-requisites.3
Culminating Experience
Select one of the following options:6
Internship Option
Internship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Complete course for two consecutive semesters for credits each.)
Research Option
I/O Research Seminar Readings
and I/O Research Seminar Defense
Total Credits36


CMST 545Crisis Communication3
CMST 547Seminar in Organizational Communication3
CMST 555Survey of Public and Organizational Relations3
CMST 580Globalization and Contemporary Communication3
COUN 558Consultation in Organizational Development3
COUN 559Dynamics of Group Process1-3
COUN 568Theories of Consultation3
CSIT 505Python Programming4
LAWS 556Dispute Resolution in the Workplace3
LAWS 579Private Sector Compliance With Public Regulations3
PSYC 504Cognitive Psychology3
PSYC 546Data Science for Social Scientists3
PSYC 552Social Psychology3
PSYC 561Developmental Psychology3
PSYC 563Theories of Learning3
PSYC 739Multivariate Statistics3
PSYC 855Consulting Skills in Organizations3
PSYC 857Occupational Health Psychology3
PSYC 858Organizational Development and Change3
PSYC 859Advanced Seminar in Industrial-Organizational Psychology3
SOCI 538Survey Research3
SOCI 556Data Analysis3
SOCI 557Data and Text Mining for Social Research3
SOCI 560Applied Social Theory3
SOCI 569Interviews and Focus Groups3