Master - Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology

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The Master of Arts in Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology program at Northcentral University is focused on helping you develop the knowledge and abilities necessary to pursue a career in the psychology field. Read on to find out more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Arts in Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology program at Northcentral University is designed to help you grasp the organizational and intrapersonal skills required to thrive in the psychology field. Topics of study will range from basics like foundations for graduate study to more specialized subjects like industrial psychology. You will be asked to pass all your classes with at least a B average and complete a capstone research project in order to graduate from the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying for this program, you should have a talent for working with people as well as patience and organizational skills. You should have the desire to build off of your foundation in psychology by gaining new techniques and relevant information. You will be required to have a bachelor's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To complete this program, you will be required to complete 36 credit hours. Of those credits, 21 hours will be from required foundational courses, 12 of those credit hours will be from specialized courses, and three credit hours will be from a final capstone project.

Courses for a Master of Arts in Psychology with a Specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
PSY5101-8 Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology
PSY5102-8 History and Systems of Psychology
PSY5103-8 Professional Ethics, Law, and Psychology
PSY5104-8 Theories of Human Development and Functioning
PSY5105-8 Social Psychology
PSY5106-8Biopsychology
PSY5107-8 Research Design
Specialization Courses
PSY6401-8 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSY6402-8 Applied Statistics
PSY6403-8 Tests and Measurements in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSY6414-8 Small Group Theory and Team Processes
Signature Course
PSY6415-8 Capstone Project: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing the Master of Arts in Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology program at Northcentral University, you may be able to seek out a career path in the psychology field. By using the skills focused on in this program, you may be able to work with individual clients directly or behind a desk creating helpful materials for the field.

Possible career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Life Coach
  • Human Resources Management
  • Psychologist
  • Career Therapist
  • Manager