Human organizations are profoundly impacted by human psychology. Understanding theories of human behavior and motivation within groups, and applying those theories to questions of organizational structures and processes and leading organizational change, can help businesses do more. Prepare for a career in organizational psychology consulting, organization development, change management, executive coaching, or human resources with Alliant International University.
Our practice-oriented Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology is now available online, can help you prepare to help organizations of all types solve problems and improve performance. This innovative degree program, led by our industry-experienced faculty members, combines 50 units of online coursework with 240 hours of supervised field experience at a local business or organization. You can complete it in as little as 18 months while continuing to work full-time.
After graduation, you will be prepared to pursue work in a variety of roles, such as:
-Organizational psychology consultant
-Human resources business partner
-Organizational development specialist
-Change management consultant
-Training and development specialist
Many CSPP Organizational Psychology alumni go on to become managers, directors, and vice presidents in important nonprofit and for-profit organizations—sometimes at the companies with which they served internships or carried out projects.
Join a Professional Community That Lasts a Lifetime
The Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology program at Alliant is led by highly credentialed, professionally respected faculty members who are dedicated to your success. All of our professors and instructors remain actively engaged in consultation and research, making them ideal mentors for your professional development.
In addition, as an Alliant student, you will study alongside like-minded classmates from many different walks of life and gain access to our thousands-strong alumni network, which includes managers and executives at a wide range of organizations, such as Disney, Microsoft, IBM, General Motors, and many more.
The peers, professional contacts, and friends you can make in this program will enrich your learning experiences—and your life.
What You Can Learn in This Degree Program
Our Online Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology program is a 50-unit, 17-course program that includes supervised practicum. Our faculty have designed the curriculum to help you become a confident, culturally-aware professional who can perform and evaluate research, carry out assessments, develop strategies, and provide consultations.
After completing this degree, you will be able to:
-Demonstrate knowledge of industrial and organizational psychology theories
-Apply psychology concepts, models and theories to organizational practice and research
-Produce plans, analyses and presentations relevant to leading, consulting to, and developing people in organizations
-Complete your work with respect for cultural diversity, professional ethics and legal requirements