The Industrial and Organizational (IO) Psychology degree provides you with a broad theoretical background in important processes that occur within different industries and organizations.
Through small class sizes, students participate in meaningful coursework that integrates engaged learning practices, faculty mentored research, professional internships, 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. Our program’s unique perspective to the industrial workforce brings value to various industries that seek IO psychologists to help improve productivity, increase efficiency, and promote team-building within an organization.
Join us to learn more about our Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program here at FSC!
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.
Within the curriculum, students may choose
either a thesis or internship option depending on your career goals.
Our graduate program provides students with classes that cover ALL the core areas of IO psychology. Classes are created using a social constructivist orientation with the added elements of applied projects with a real-world impact, data analysis of actual organizations' data, and practical presentations designed for applied audiences. We also work closely with industry to make sure our program is preparing our graduates to be competitive not only for current jobs but also for the future needs of the workforce.
Students enjoy a convenient class schedule through a hybrid format. Each week, students attend two courses — one online and one on campus.
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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.
IO Psychologists work as human resources managers, as management consultants, as training and development managers and as IO Psychologists in the public and private sector.
Many corporations employ IO 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 IO 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.
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