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Master of Science (MS) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Capella University



In today's complex business world there is a growing need for individuals who have an in-depth knowledge of the application of psychological principles in industrial and organization settings. For this reason Capella University has created their online Master of Science (MS) in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology degree program.

Students participating in this flexible online industrial and organizational psychology degree program will work to prepare themselves for community college instructor positions or managerial or consulting positions in training, human resources, or executive coaching.

While in the online psychology classes, students will learn about:

  • Leading-edge assessment techniques
  • Leadership and group development theories
  • Conflict management strategies
  • Techniques for increasing motivation and improving workplace performance

As businesses increase their employee engagement, organization have begun to seek individuals who have the skills that are needed for successfully applying behavioral principles and research findings to any type of industrial setting.

In this online industrial and organizational psychology program students will build their understanding of the theories and application of psychological through their interaction with accomplished faculty members.

This online organizational psychology degree program requires students to complete an in-person residency in order to gain real-world experience through field training experiences.

All applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution, undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale), appropriate educational and professional experience.

Accreditation Information

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

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