Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
- for each student to acquire knowledge in key content areas in I/O psychology, such as leadership, culture and climate, personnel selection, stress, ethical and legal issues, personnel selection, performance appraisal, organizational development, training, and work motivation.
- for each student to develop skills in research methods and statistical analyses. The goal is for students to be able to conduct research (e.g., a survey project for thesis and/or internship, as well as coursework), analyze, and interpret the results of the research. In addition, it is expected that students are able to summarize and present key findings of the project in a professional manner.
- for each student to able to apply the knowledge and skills that they have acquired in their coursework to applied projects. Faculty members collaborate with local for-profit and not-for-profit organizations to create projects that students can work on. These applied projects are incorporated in several classes (e.g., Applied Psychometrics, Training and Development, Organizational Development, and Organizational Psychology) and the goal is for students to be able to assist in addressing the organization’s needs using the knowledge and tools that they have acquired in the program.
Assessment of Student Learning
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