The program provides a comprehensive slate of I/O specific courses designed to prepare students for immediate entry into careers in applied settings. Academic coursework is supplemented with an applied externship completed for academic credit. The program requirements also provide excellent preparation for those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. upon completion of the M.S. The course of study includes a strong, five-course quantitative sequence in research methodology, statistics and measurement. I/O students are expected to become competent in theory, research and application of psychology as each relates to human behavior in private and public organizations.
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