Wayne State University

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Ph.D. Program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology


Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.- Industrial/Organizational Psychology,

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Industrial/Organizational Program is one of the earliest programs to offer the doctoral degree in I/O psychology and has consistently been ranked in the Top 20 programs in the country. The I/O psychology program has a strong research orientation and emphasizes the understanding and prediction of behavior in organizations. Graduate students receive training in both personnel psychology and organizational psychology. The program has strong links to the Business School and the College of Urban, Labor, and Metropolitan Affairs. In addition, the program has strong ties to local business and industry offering field internships in major corporations or assignments with applied research/consulting firms. Most students accepted into the Ph.D. program in psychology receive full financial aid.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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