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The MS program in industrial/organizational psychology is designed for students whose interests lie in applying psychological principles to the work context. Students receive a comprehensive background in research methodology, personnel, and organizational psychology as well as related areas of psychology.

Courses in Specialization    (36 credits) 

Required Courses                 (21 credits)
Design of Psychological Research 3
Seminar in Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
Problems in Industrial Psychology I: Personnel Psychology 3
Problems in Industrial Psychology II: Organizational Psychology 3
Research Methodology (Thesis I) 3
or  
Research Methodology in Design of Psychological Research (Seminar I) 3
Thesis (Thesis II) 3
or  
Research Seminar in Evaluation of Psychological Research (Seminar II) 3
Applied Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions 3

Elective Courses                   (15 credits)

Students choose five electives in consultation with a graduate supervisor.  The following are examples of the type of elective courses offered:
Personality 3
Social Psychology 3
Leadership and Group Processes 3
Attitude and Attitude Change 3
Psychometric Methods 
Clinical Interviewing 3
Seminar in Contemporary Psychological Topics* 3
Introduction to Environmental Psychology 3
Clinical Techniques in Industrial Psychology 3
Human Engineering 3
Internship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
   * Students may take PSY 9786 more than once if the topic is different.  
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