As a manager or human resources specialist, one of the most valuable skills you can have is a strong understanding of how people think and behave. When you understand how people function as part of an organization, you’re able to use that information to help individual employees find satisfaction on the job and help the organization succeed as a whole.
Our Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology online program helps you learn how principles of psychology can be utilized for organizational success. This program does not prepare you for licensure as a professional psychologist. Instead, you’ll learn how to leverage psychological theories, methods and principles to help individual workers, teams and entire organizations.
Our online IO psychology master’s program identifies and provides students with a critical path for professional development, credibility in the field and clear and defined professional identities in their areas of specialization. This program addresses the study of behavior and performance in the workplace and other organizational settings through the application of the theories, methods and principles of psychology to individuals, teams and organizations.
This specialization is not intended to prepare you for licensure as a clinical/ counseling psychologist, but rather to be an IO psychology practitioner who applies psychological principles for organizational success.
The Baker College Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology online program is a 2-year program consisting of 36 credit hours (all of which are major course requirements). Our curriculum includes psychology of leadership, individual and group factors in the workplace and an integrative capstone in psychology.
I chose Baker for the curriculum. They look at what you’re going to need, and a lot of MBAs are general. ...I felt that a lot of the things that I was doing in school I could directly translate into what I was doing in the hospital.
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