Master - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at Northcentral University is designed to help you grasp the organizational and intrapersonal skills required to thrive in the workplace psychology field and help individuals, teams, and organizations. Topics of study range from basics, like foundations of I/O psychology and psychological research methods, to more specialized subjects like organizational development, workplace motivation, leadership theories, team development, and group conflict resolution. You will need to complete an internship or 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 30 credit hours.

Courses for a Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Course CodeCourse Name
PSY 5401 Foundations in I/O Psychology
PSY 5402Organizational Development
PSY 5403Personnel Selection and Recruitments
PSY 5107Research Design
PSY 5111Applied Statistics in I/O PSY
PSY 5404Tests and Measurements in I/O
PSY 6429
OR
PSY 6411
Capstone in I/O Psychology

Internship in I/O Psychology
Choose 3 Electives:
PSY 6421 Psychology of Leadership
PSY 6422Work Motivation and Employee Engagement
PSY 6423Training and Evaluation
PSY 6425Survey Methods and Organizational Behavior
PSY 6414Small Group Theory and Team Processes

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing the Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at Northcentral University, you may be able to seek out a career path in the I/O 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 manager
  • Leadership consultant
  • Organizational development manager
  • I/O consultant