Our flexible, award-winning MBA provides you with a competitive advantage in today’s demanding central Florida marketplace.
The MBA: Industrial and Organizational Psychology degree prepares management professionals to successfully navigate the workplace through a broad understanding of the fundamental principles of psychology in the applied settings of industries and organizations. Our IO concentration combines classes, such as industrial psychology, organizational psychology, workplace motivation, personnel selection, training and development, equipping you to thrive in an evolving field.
An online webinar for prospective graduate students to learn more about the Master of Business Administration program, as well as our post-baccalaureate certificates in Business Analytics, Esports Management, Healthcare Management, and Supply Chain Management. This event is designed to present an overview of our programs, provide an opportunity to connect with faculty, and hear from your admission counselor.
Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.
This is a one-time award between $500 to $1,500 for applicants who submit a GMAT/GRE score as part of their MBA application process.
Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.
Our flexible 12 to 24 month program allows you to complete your MBA and start your career faster!
Our MBA graduates work at many of the Fortune 500 firms in Florida and nationally, such as Amazon, Publix, Geico, Lockheed Martin, Citibank, as well as notable entrepreneurial ventures.
In 2021 NACE found that an MBA created a 51% earning differential from those with an undergraduate degree.
The STEM OPT extension allows for 24 months of additional OPT employment authorization for students in specific STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Employment must be directly related to an F-1 student's program of study in an approved STEM field.
With living case studies, executive mentors, and international field experiences, the Florida Southern MBA program is tailor-made to meet the growing demands of the business world. You will work on projects that will have an impact on real companies, nonprofit organizations, or the public service sector. You will train for a truly global career, and you will network with faculty who bring real-world business experience to the classroom.
Our MBA students provide real-world consulting for clients facing strategic challenges and opportunities.
More than 60% of Florida Southern MBA students participate in an international field experience.
Our Executive Mentor program pairs you with an experienced executive to help you along the way.
Education should be a dynamic and interactive process. One of the most important roles of a professor is to impart professional experience as it applies to effective classroom pedagogy. However, student learning and motivational styles are always changing, so an effective educator must continue to improve one's craft by connecting with his or her students in ways that both sides realize their responsibilities in making classroom learning a collective, engaging experience.
With my degree, I was able to start full-time with an accounting firm. Just three and a half years later, I've had two promotions.
The MBA program focuses on engaged learning with the students. We were encouraged to really get to know our peers and to work with one another. Furthermore, professors understood the need for a work/life balance and they were flexible as needed.
With my degree I have been able to work in multiple fields within the healthcare industry. Most recently, it has allowed me to move quickly up the career ladder by focusing my skills in a distinctive way through the pharmaceutical world.
I’ve been to Asia on business many times, but traveling to Vietnam and Hong Kong as part of the MBA’s international field experience — having those interactions with the other students and the professor — was a fantastic opportunity.
When searching for an MBA program, FSC became the prime candidate for me because of its hands-on approach, variety of course options, schedule flexibility and was a great option for an international student like myself. The program not only gave me a wealth of knowledge, but I also gained valuable real-life experience through activities, such as competing in two case competitions, presenting a downtown revitalization plan to the city of Lakeland, and participating in an entrepreneurial directed study. I highly recommend this program!
FSC has a strong partnership with local businesses, creating coursework with an emphasis on live cases. I appreciate that FSC focuses its academic curriculum around real-world business issues. This approach adds purpose beyond the classroom.
With a few years between my MBA and today, I feel I notice the benefits of the program more than ever. I realize now how I analyze processes and really question the "why" behind projects.
Our teams and professors were so understanding. It’s like a family at Florida Southern, so despite the program being rigorous, it was still manageable. All of your professors and teammates foster your success by pushing you to be your best.
You choose which delivery method works best with your schedule throughout the entirety of the program. Choose between attending a combination of Saturday-Hybrid and Online courses — or choose Online courses every term. Courses are structured in a 7-week format.
Complete the program through solely Saturday-hybrid courses, which meet on campus every other Saturday, with the remaining coursework completed online, or through a combination of Saturday-hybrid and fully online courses. This flexible delivery is ideal for working professional who still want face-to-face interactions.
All coursework is completed online. With access to virtual advising, this option is ideal for working professionals who travel or require the convenience of an online delivery.
Florida Southern is offering additional support for summer and fall 2021 applicants, by waiving the GRE/GMAT for graduates from regionally accredited institutions with any major, who have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
*See if you qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver.
** Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., Josef Silny, SpanTran, or World Education Services or another similar approved transcript evaluation agency.
*** A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.
**** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.
Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
* This is a pass/fail, self-paced course that focuses on accounting, finance, economics and statistics to equip students with an overview of fundamental background knowledge and skill-sets essential for success in the FSC MBA program and career.
** Course has the prerequisite requirement of BUS 6010 Graduate Business Foundations.
Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.
$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)
*Tuition will be billed prior to the beginning of each semester based on credit hours. Tuition must be paid by the first day of class.
A limited number of graduate assistantships are offered. The assistantship program offers tuition discounts in exchange for hours worked.
To be eligible to apply for a Graduate Assistantship position students must have:
Industrial and Organizational Psychology is the intersection of psychology, business, and computer science. It studies emotions, cognition and behavior in the workplace.
This program includes an in-person course and an online course each semester. There will be times when the online course has synchronous (scheduled) meeting times.
IO Psychologists work in various fields, including Human Resources, Training and Development and a variety of other positions in industry and academia, including non-profit organizations, religious institutions, military organizations, as well as large corporations.
Toward the end of our MSIO program, students have the opportunity to choose an internship route or a thesis route. The internship option will prepare the student to go to work in an IO-related field. The thesis option is for students who are interested in preparing for a doctorate program.
Our faculty have developed relationships with various employers in the Central Florida area that offer internships in the field of IO psychology. In their second year of study, students will work with their program director to coordinate relevant internship experiences in an appropriate setting.
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