The Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program is designed to prepare students for meaningful careers in the field through understanding and applying psychological principles to the workplace.
This degree provides you with a broad theoretical background in different perspectives that underlie the framework of important processes that occur within different industries and organizations. Engage in coursework that integrates engaged learning practices, faculty mentored research, and captivating field experiences. You’ll be prepared and trained as an expert ready to take on careers in research, consultation, or even career coaching in the public or private sectors.
Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.
Our faculty are highly published experts with significant practical experience.
You’ll get the individual attention needed to advance your career trajectory.
Courses are offered in a combination of online and in-class formats that meet the needs of your busy schedule.
In addition to this growth trend in the field of I/O nationally, we believe the growth in economic development in the central Florida, “I-4 corridor” region will continue to provide opportunities for employment in the future.
"14% job growth by 2028."-Bureau of Labor Statistics
"$97,260 median IOP salary in 2018"-Bureau of Labor Statistics
The program endeavors to instill professional skills through meaningful coursework, relevant research, and professional internships.
Students enjoy a convenient class schedule through a hybrid format. Each week, students attend two courses — one online and one on campus.
The mission statement of the Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program is to prepare students for meaningful careers in the field through understanding and applying psychological principles to the workplace. The program seeks to engage students in academic and applied high impact learning experiences to enable students to make meaningful contributions to organized life. The program endeavors to instill professional skills through meaningful coursework, relevant research, and professional internships.
Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
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.
The Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program is designed for students who have a desire to understand human behavior in the work place and within organizations.
I/O Psychologists work as human resources managers, as management consultants, as training and development managers and as I/O Psychologists in the public and private sector.
Many corporations employ I/O professionals, such as Deloitte, The Walt Disney Company, the Federal Reserve, Tesla, National Security Agency, the United States Military, the CIA, Lockheed Martin, Facebook and Disney.
Toward the end of the I/O program, students can choose either the internship or thesis option. The internship course prepares students to enter the workforce upon graduation, where the thesis option is better suited for graduates who would like to pursue research and further their education at the doctorate level.
Our program is 33 credit hours, or five semesters.
Admission Counselor and Advisor
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