PhD - Psychology: Industrial Organizational Psychology

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The PhD in Psychology program with a specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology at Northcentral University is focused on expanding your knowledge of psychology techniques and information for potential careers. Read on to find out more about this program now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The PhD in Psychology program with a specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology at Northcentral University is designed to help you further develop your skills and knowledge in psychology, while focusing on your growing abilities in industrial-focused practices. Courses will cover a variety of topics, from history of psychology to work motivation and attitudes. You will be required to pass all your classes with at least a B average, pass a comprehensive exam and write and defend an acceptable doctoral dissertation in order to graduate from the program.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to this program, then you should have a desire to help people using techniques that nurture a healthy state of mind for workers of all sorts. You should have a talent for organization and patience, and you should already have a good understanding of psychology. You are required to have a master's degree prior to applying to this program at Northcentral University.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program you will be required to complete 60 credit hours.

Courses for a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Industrial Organizational Psychology

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Courses
PSY7101 Foundations for Doctoral Study in Psychology
PSY7102 Scholarly Writing and Professional Communication in Psychology
PSY8400 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSY7103 Research Methods
PSY8401 Leadership and Management
PSY7104 Statistics I
PSY8402 Work Motivation and Attitudes
PSY7115 Tests and Measurements in I/O Psychology
PSY8403 Organizational Development
PSY7106 Quantitative Research Design
PSY8404 Consulting in Business, Education, and Health
PSY7107 Statistics II
PSY7108 Qualitative Research Design
PSY8406 Multivariate Statistical Analysis
PSY7109 Planning Dissertation Research in Psychology
Exam Course
CMP9500P Comprehensive Exam
Dissertation Courses
DIS9501P Dissertation Research
DIS9502P Dissertation Research
DIS9503P Dissertation Research
DIS9504P Dissertation Research

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you may be able to seek out and enter into a career path of your choosing that utilizes the knowledge and skills mastered in this program.

Possible career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Psychologist
  • Human Resources
  • Entrepreneur
  • Psychiatrist
  • Productivity Specialist/Consultant
  • Public Relations