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Master of Science in Industrial / Organizational Psychology (I/O)

Advanced understanding of Industrial /Organizational issues through scholar­ship

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.

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Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.

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Top Reasons

The degree includes topics covering research and statistical methodologies, theoretical perspectives and current research in industrial and organizational psychology, personnel selection, work motivation, personnel training, and leadership.

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Expert Faculty

Our faculty are highly published experts with significant practical experience.

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Personalized Attention

You’ll get the individual attention needed to advance your career trajectory.

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Flexible Schedule

Courses are offered in a combination of online and in-class formats that meet the needs of your busy schedule.

A degree with a promising future. You can be part of it.

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.

industrial / organizational psychology has a14 percent job growth by 2028 according to the bureau of labor statistics
97,260 dollars median salary for practictioners of industrial / organizational psychology according to the bureau of labor statistics in 2018

Industrial / Organizational Psychology (I/O) Delivery Options

The program endeavors to instill professional skills through meaningful coursework, relevant research, and professional internships.

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Hybrid

Offered in a convenient hybrid of traditional and online coursework, students will meet in the classroom on campus one night per week. The second weekly meeting is completed in a convenient online format.

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How to Apply

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • Current Résumé
  • Recommendation Form or Letter of Reference
  • Personal statement that reflects your interest in industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology program and in our program, specifically. Your essay should not exceed 2000 words, and it should be organized in a well-written format that clearly addresses all of the following questions:
    1. Why are you interested in the MS I/O psychology program?
    2. How do your interests in I/O psychology relate to your career goals?
    3. Describe any experiences that have prepared you for success in our program.
    4. Explain how your knowledge, skills, and abilities align with our program and our program’s mission statement.

Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Required Courses - 33 hours

Course Number Course Name
PSY 6100 Statistics and Research Methods I
PSY 6150 Industrial Psychology
PSY 6200 Statistics and Research Methods II
PSY 6250 Organizational Psychology
PSY 6300 Workplace Motivation
PSY 6350 Personnel Selection
PSY 6400 Training and Development
PSY 6450 Leadership
PSY 6500 Special Topics in Industrial / Organizational Psychology
PSY 6960/6961 Internship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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PSY 6970/6971 Thesis in Industrial / Organizational Psychology

Program Total - 33 hours

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

Complete the Online Application

Apply Now

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • Current Résumé
  • Recommendation Form or Letter of Reference
  • Personal statement that reflects your interest in industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology program and in our program, specifically. Your essay should not exceed 2000 words, and it should be organized in a well-written format that clearly addresses all of the following questions:
    1. Why are you interested in the MS I/O psychology program?
    2. How do your interests in I/O psychology relate to your career goals?
    3. Describe any experiences that have prepared you for success in our program.
    4. Explain how your knowledge, skills, and abilities align with our program and our program’s mission statement.

Program Contact

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Kimberly Smith

Admission Counselor and Advisor
phone 863.680.3090
send text to 863.777.4434