Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

For students interested in obtaining a Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, classes include group behavior theory, organizational theory, human machine and human computer interaction, motivation dynamics, organizational influences on behavior, job testing, and reward punishment structures. Many people that graduate with this degree go on to work in institutional settings as well as private companies. Students learn how to apply theoretical ideas to real world organizations. When they enter the workforce, they often take theory to corporations, prisons, institutions, and other large group settings.

Many students that go on to pursue industrial and organizational psychology degrees often do it later in life. But those potential students, it is not practical to take a couple years off to obtain their Masters degrees. Trying to work degree classes around their schedules is often difficult as well. That is why pursuing an online degree makes sense for them. Industrial/Organizational Psychology Masters Programs obtained from online universities offer the same training as those conducted on traditional college campuses. These online programs often come at lower tuition costs as well. That makes it affordable to the employee and makes it interesting for their employer. It works on both sides of the equation.

Many graduates end up working as consultants that specialize in human resource management or off shoring. Some go to work for the government or healthcare companies as well. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job in this area will provide steady growth for the next few years. This is especially true with growing prison populations as well as companies moving operations offshore. Salaries for this area began around $50,000 per year for new graduates. Experience and further education can raise a salary significantly. For those that work in private corporations, bonuses and profit sharing can lead to higher salaries as well.

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            M.S. in Psychology: Industrial & Organizational Psychology
            • Elevate your understanding of human behavior with a master's degree in psychology from GCU!
            • Choose from an emphasis in forensic psych, geropsychology, human factors, life coaching and more.
            • Online and evening classes designed to meet the needs of working students and adults.
            • Develop an understanding of what motivates individuals to make the conscious and unconscious choices they make.
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            M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: ARP Track
            • Customize your coursework - select a concentration or specialization to best suit your individual and career goals.
            • Learn from renowned faculty with real-world experience and expertise in their respective fields.
            • Experience dynamic and engaging content through video conferencing and podcasts to engage in real-time conversation and learn to express ideas succinctly and confidently to a diverse group of peers.
            • Receive robust, comprehensive career support services to help you define your career goals and leverage your new degree to the fullest.
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            Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
            • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
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