Note: This program will be available beginning with the Fall 2024 semester.
Apply individual, group, and organizational dynamics research to identify solutions to problems that improve the well-being and performance of organizations and their employees.
This accelerated Bachelors to Masters program allows students to complete dual degrees in 5 years (a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology). Skill development will include an emphasis on the study of behavior and performance in the workplace and other organizational settings, with a focus on the individual, teams, and the organization as a whole.
- Students in this program study the foundational theories and practices within the field of psychology, with a specific focus on the theories and practices within industrial organizational (IO) psychology.
- Students will complete both the undergraduate and graduate degree over the course of 5 years. Within that time, students will have an opportunity to complete an internship where they will engage in the appropriate application of IO psychology knowledge, values, and skills.
- Students will have an opportunity to complete an internship where they will engage in appropriate application of IO psychology knowledge, values, and skills.
Why Study Industrial Organizational Psychology
Industrial Organizational Psychology looks at the many factors that influence recruitment, selection and placement, training and development, performance measurement, workplace motivation and reward systems, quality of work life, structure of work and human factors, organizational development, and consumer behavior. If you are interested in making a difference in the workplace, this degree will allow you to apply (IO) psychology principles that can lead to improved employee performance, job satisfaction, and overall organizational effectiveness.
The Baker College Bachelor of Psychology/Master of Industrial Organizational Psychology is a 5-year, dual degree program where students complete 120 credit hours toward their Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree and 36 credit hours toward the Master of Industrial Organizational Psychology degree. 15 of the credits taken during the fourth year of the Bachelor’s program consist of the first-year credits required for the Master's degree. Program courses include core psychological theory classes, including general psychology, abnormal psychology, social psychology, and specific IO-related courses: psychology of leadership, psychology of performance and motivation, organizational development, change and consultation.
This program is pending HLC approval.
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.
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This program is offered online.
On Campus Unavailable
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.
100% online with set class times, this format offers live, real-time virtual learning.Online Live