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MS in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Graduate Certificates
Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
The Missouri University of Science and Technology Master of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology emphasizes the application of psychological science to enhance the performance and well-being of people in organizations. S&T I-O psychologists will be well prepared to develop assessments of people for selection and placement into jobs, effective training programs, strategies for organizational development, measurement of performance, and ways to promote quality of work-life. S&T students will receive a strong core foundation in industrial and organizational psychology as well as statistics and research methods.
Our program develops individuals who can manage human resources within technological environments, understand human factors relevant to these technologies, and apply research and scientific methods necessary to implement new technologies users will accept. Graduates of the S&T program will be prepared to thrive and make immediate impacts in a variety of corporate and organizational environments.
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Core Content Courses | (Thesis & Non-Thesis) 24 HOURS
Psych 5010 Introduction to I-O Psychology (3 credits)
Psych 5601 Small Group Dynamics (3 credits)
Psych 5602 Organizational Development (3 credits)
Psych 5700 Job Analysis and Performance Management (3 credits)
Psych 6602 Employee Affect and Behavior (3 credits)
Psych 6610 Advanced Leadership Theory and Practice (3 credits)
Psych 6700 Training and Development (3 credits)
Psych 6702 Personnel Selection (3 credits)
Methods Courses | (Thesis & Non-Thesis) 10 HOURS
Psych 5202 Applied Psychological Data Analysis (3 credits)
Psych 5210 Advanced Research Methods (3 credits)
Psych 5201 Psychometrics (3 credits)
Psych 5012 Ethics and Professional Responsibilities (1 credits)
Non-Thesis Electives Courses | ( Non-Thesis) 6 HOURS
Psych 5400 Advanced Cognition (3 credits)
Psych 5600 Advanced Social Psychology (3 credits)
Psych 5710 Advanced Human Factors (3 credits)
Psych 5740 Occupational Health and Safety (3 credits)
Thesis Option | (Thesis) 6 HOURS
Psych 6099 Research (Thesis credit) (6 credits)
The M.S. in Industiral-Organizational Psychology is a minimal 36 credit hour program:
15 hours of core courses (thesis and non-thesis)