Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Ph.D.)

Program Requirements

I. Industrial /Organizational Psychology
PSYC 559Personnel Selection: Issues and Procedures3
PSYC 585Work Attitudes and Motivation: Theory and Application3
PSYC 631Interventions for Effective Organizations3
PSYC 632Group Theory and Development in Organizations3
PSYC 633Leadership: Theory and Development3
PSYC 663Independent Study1
PSYC 855Consulting Skills in Organizations3
PSYC 858Organizational Development and Change3
II. Core Methods, Statistics and Data Science
PSYC 510Research Methods in Psychology3
PSYC 546Data Science for Social Scientists3
PSYC 550Quantitative and Statistical Methods3
PSYC 578Psychometrics3
PSYC 739Multivariate Statistics3
III. Advanced Statistics
PSYC 740Theory Building and Model Testing3
or PSYC 741 Hierarchical Linear Modeling
IV. Business and HR Strategy
MGMT 561Achieving Competitive Advantage1.5
MGMT 570Strategic Human Resource Management1.5
V. Advanced Electives
Complete 2 courses from the following by advisement.6
Statistics for Data Science
Data Mining
Information Security Management
Network Science
Machine Learning
Advanced Database Systems
Scientific Databases
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Theories of Learning
Occupational Health Psychology
Organizational Development and Change
Advanced Seminar in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
VI. Specialization Courses
Select Option A or Option B12
Option A: General Psychology Specialization
Complete four courses from the following:
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Health Psychology
Special Topics in Psychology
History and Systems of Psychology
Occupational Health Psychology
Organizational Development and Change
Option B: Data Science Specialization
Database Systems
Introduction to Data Science
Advanced Techniques in Data Science
Computer Algorithms and Analysis
VII. Research Credits
PSYC 691I/O Research Seminar Readings3
PSYC 692I/O Research Seminar Defense3
Complete PSYC 900 for a total of 12 credits.12
Dissertation Advisement
Qualifying Portfolio/Exam/Assessment
Successfully complete the qualifying portfolio, examination or assessment requirement.
Admission to Candidacy
Following completion of pre-dissertation research courses and qualifying exam, you may be admitted to candidacy.
Dissertation Requirement
Complete a dissertation in accordance with Graduate School and doctoral program requirements.
Total Credits79