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Welcome to Austin Peay’s M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology - Online Program

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The M.A. in IO Psychology program here at APSU follows the Guidelines for Master's Level Training provided by the professional organization (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology- SIOP).

You don’t have to sacrifice quality and academic rigor for the convenience of online learning. Through Austin Peay State University’s online industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology program, you’ll have both academic quality and rigor (Click here for the program brochure). If you are interested in Graduate Assistantship please check out the information in this link - 

You also will have the support of faculty and classmates. Through virtual rooms, phone calls, e-mails and use of the latest distance learning technology, we’ll ensure you are able to interact with your instructors and peers.

Through the program, you will be trained in I-O psychology theories and research methods, studying application in work settings such as industry and government. You can develop your expertise in a variety of areas, including personnel selection, training and development, performance appraisal, motivation, team performance and leadership.

Browse this site to learn more about the APSU Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. If you have questions, contact Dr. Uma Iyer at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Dr. Uma J. Iyer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor (Program Coordinator, Industrial-Organizational Psychology)
Department of Psychology, P.O. Box 4537
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville TN 37044
Ph. :(931) 221 6331
Fax:(931) 221 6267