Program Type: Graduate
Degree Awarded: Industrial-Organizational Psychology Select the degree to view its requirements.
Department: Psychological Science
NKU’s nationally recognized M.S. program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology prepares graduates to apply knowledge in IO psychology; findings from social, organizational, and cognitive science; and data-driven research methods to diverse organizational settings.
The IO program is designed to prepare you for professional positions in human resources, occupational health, consumer psychology, organizational consulting, and human factors psychology or entry into doctoral programs. Graduates pursue specialized careers in recruitment and selection, training and development, job analysis, performance evaluation, leadership, employee engagement, work attitudes, diversity and inclusion, compensation analysis, talent management, strategic planning, organizational development, survey research, marketing analysis, human factors engineering, organizational consulting, and occupational health.
NKU’s IO program has enabled graduates to pursue doctoral degrees in work psychology; human factors psychology; measurement and evaluation; education policy and measurement; public health; educational leadership; and industrial-organizational psychology at major research institutions.
Over 215 graduates from 71 colleges and universities in 25 states and 8 international institutions have obtained their professional training in IO psychology from NKU.
Our goal is to produce professionals who can apply IO psychology knowledge, scientific theory, and evidence-based methods to guide decision-making in organizations; conduct rigorous research in diverse applied settings; or pursue advanced study in doctoral programs.
Graduating Year: 2010
Education: M.S. degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology
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