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For additional program information see the Zicklin School website

The MBA in industrial/organizational psychology is designed to give students a comprehensive background in the field and to permit them to take specialized courses more closely related to employment. Courses are designed to establish a firm base in personnel, organizational, and research psychology. This program aims to develop a strong foundation in assessing personnel and organization problems, researching them, and finding possible solutions.

Students completing the MBA have found employment or advancement in personnel departments, consulting, marketing, and management. Students have also gone on to PhD programs in industrial/organizational psychology and organizational behavior and to other psychology programs. (For discussion of the MS in industrial/organizational psychology)

View MBA degree requirements

Major Courses    (12 credits)

Design of Psychological Research 3 credits
Problems in Industrial Psychology I – Personnel Psychology 3 credits
Problems in Industrial Psychology II – Organizational Psychology 3 credits


To complete the major, students choose one additional 3-credit course from any offered by the Department of Psychology. The department has a wide array of courses covering a number of areas. Accordingly, students may tailor the major to their individual needs and interests.

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