M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Industrial and organizational companies often rely on trained industry psychology professionals to rise above their competition. Professionals with the proper training and understanding are in high demand. The need is greater than ever for psychologists who can identify the motivations behind individuals and teams in an effort to meet or exceed organizational goals.
The M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology program offers students the opportunity to study a variety of applied coursework topics. Students will study personnel selection, performance appraisal, training, leadership, and motivation.
The Chicago School’s Industrial and Organizational Psychology internship and thesis Master’s program gives graduates the knowledge and skillset to apply the principles of business and its related psychology to help organizations and individuals succeed together. The program offers exceptional theoretical classroom training coupled with opportunities for students to experience a wide range of real world learning experiences.
The faculty for the M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology program consists of individuals with real world business and psychological experience. Faculty members have a wide and diverse variety of experience and knowledge for cross-discipline education, which is necessary for realizing the full potential of the conceptualization of business psychology. The program boasts distinguished faculty members with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and degrees in the Industrial and Organizational industry as it relates to psychology and business, as well a clinical psychology, and organizational development. By blending the faculty’s unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experiences, the program offers a multidisciplinary approach to fully integrate learning across the spectrum of the field.
The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.