Excel in HR with a master’s in organizational psychology.
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.
- As a student, you’ll have the chance to learn from working professionals who bring a real-world perspective to the classroom. You won’t just be listening to lectures or reading out of a textbook, you’ll be learning how to apply these principles in practical situations.
- After earning your Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology online, you’ll be fully prepared to advance in many different areas of business, including human resources, organizational development and employee training.
- The Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology online program at Baker College is eligible for our Accelerated Path option, which allows you to earn your master’s degree in significantly less time.
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Why Study IO Psychology?
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.
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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.
Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.hlccommission.org.
Online Classes Available Anywhere
Baker College online programs are available to students across the country. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
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Core courses for this degree program are not offered on campus.
For those interested, a selection of general education and prerequisite courses are available on campus each semester.View campus locations
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Courses for this degree program are available through Baker Online.
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Courses for this degree program are available through Online Live.
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