Florida Institute of Technology

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Address:

150 West University Boulevard

Melbourne, FL 32901

United States

Phone:

1-321-674-7132

Fax:

1-321-723-9468

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. Industrial/Organizational, M.S. Industrial/Organizational;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology is concerned with applying professional skills and focusing scientific research on problems people encounter at work. The goal of the master's-level program is to prepare professionals to work within the broad personnel function in organizations. To accomplish this goal, this program addresses the prediction and measurement systems necessary for making accurate personnel decisions with respect to the selection, placement, training,and evaluation of employees. It covers the impact of group and other social influences on job-related behaviors, motivation, commitment, and communication, and is also concerned with planned change within the organization.

The Ph.D. program is designed to provide a more advanced level of education as well as the opportunity to continue independent research. The program encourages graduate students to partner with outside organizations to address applied research problems and collect data that advances the field. The I/O program offers students rigorous quantitative and qualitative training, as well as advanced training in research design. Throughout this process graduate students will work closely with their faculty advisor and other I/O faculty. The small class size of the Ph.D. program allows facilitates close interaction and augments the mentoring process.

Accreditation:

Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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