The field of industrial-organizational psychology is centered on understanding work from a psychological perspective. Through the program, students are trained in I-O psychology theories and research methods, studying application in work settings such as industry and government. Students develop expertise in a variety of areas, including personnel selection, training and development, performance appraisal, motivation, team performance and leadership.
Studies in this field allow students to apply knowledge about psychology to organizations, contributing to the success of organizations by improving employee performance and well being.
Sample Course Plan
What opportunities are available with this degree?
- Private and Public Business
- Human Resource Practitioner
- Ability to apply to a doctoral program
- Government and Military
- Organizational Research Analyst