The rapidly changing business landscape of the 21st century has led to a growing demand for professionals with the psychology credentials to help improve employee performance, motivation and general well-being. Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial-Organizational Psychology prepares you to meet this challenge and solve such work-related issues as:
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With the master's in industrial-organizational psychology online, you’ll combine business practices and psychology to become an asset in the workplace. You'll complete the program with the skills to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master's in psychology at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
The online master’s in Psychology degree program requires individuals to have earned a BA/BS in Psychology or a bachelor’s degree in another discipline and have completed undergraduate coursework in the following three areas:
For those who do not meet the minimum requirements, the following courses may be required:
This program does not prepare you for state licensure.
Designed to align to the standards and competencies of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the master's in industrial-organizational psychology online empowers you to serve as a change agent in many industries, including:
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that demand for industrial-organizational psychologists will grow 19% through 2024*. The growth stems from senior managers recognizing that I-O psychologists can improve their business structure and increase revenue.
While the online master's in industrial psychology online degree does not lead to licensure or certification, courses are aligned with industry standards and provide the skills you need to apply psychology principles in businesses and organizations or pursue doctoral-level coursework.
The MS in Psychology curriculum offers a foundation of empathy, reflectivity, communication and collaboration and an appreciation for diverse perspectives. With the industrial-organizational psychology concentration, you'll learn to apply psychology research methods, findings and theories in real-world organizational contexts. Courses are taught by instructors with professional credentials and experience.
Total Credits: 36
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.