The Master of Science in Organizational Science program prepares students to be successful managers who can design and implement strategies that impact organizational effectiveness and increase productivity within the workplace. Course topics include the psychology of Human Resource Management, Group Behavior, Cultural Diversity in Organizations, Personality, Team Effectiveness, Personnel Selection, Leadership, Organizational Stress, and Training and Development. With a curriculum rigorously grounded in industrial and organizational psychology, students will learn to implement and evaluate workplace practices based on scientific evidence.
This 36-credit-hour program can be completed in just four semesters. As a student in the Organizational Science MS program, you will learn to:
- Tackle the challenges of a changing workplace
- Create more competitive workplaces and engaged employees
- Work in a growing and in-demand field with employment opportunities in a variety of areas including organizational development, human resources
- Shape organizational strategy
- Understand how data drives business decisions
Acceleratedprogram that can be completed in four semesters
- Personalized student support and advising
- Hassle-free registration throughout the program
- Fixed cost
- Various course formats including on-campus and hybrid
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, I/O psychology ranks #1 among the top 20 growing occupations - predicted to grow at a rate of 53% from 2012 to 2022.
The field is about to see a significant rise in demand for I/O practitioners with a terminal master’s degree. Practitioners trained for the health and technology sectors will be in especially high demand, as those areas are growing as well. Industries that gather data are hiring I/O psychologists to help make sense of it (APA, 2013).