Online Masters in Industrial & Organizational Psychology

TUW’s graduate program in Industrial & Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) is the application of psychological science to helping people in organizations function more effectively.

The success of any organization depends on people. How they relate to one another. How they communicate with each other. How they collaborate to produce quality products and/or deliver first-class customer service. Critical to these organizational evaluations is the work of Industrial & Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) professionals who use science and data to make organizations more effective.

I/O Psychology professionals perform fulfilling and meaningful work in the areas of analysis, assessment, and research within organizations. TUW’s fully online graduate program in I/O Psychology is the application of psychological science to helping people in organizations function more effectively. To become an I/O Psychologist, an individual must have at least a master’s degree in I/O Psychology or a relevant field.

What makes this MA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology program different?

  • 100% online
  • Affordable tuition
  • Nonprofit Accredited University
  • No residency required
  • Finish in one year*
  • No GRE required
  • Accelerated admissions process
  • 6 starts throughout the year
  • 8 weeks session
  • Learn from scholar-practitioners with expertise in the industry.

*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.

As a student in the I/O Psychology program, you will learn how to help organizations of all sectors (academia, consulting, government, healthcare, private industry, etc.) understand the link between engaged, productive employees and profitability. You will learn how to deal with issues such as low morale, low productivity, workforce planning, ineffective processes, leader development, and a lack of teamwork.

TUW’s I/O Psychology program is designed to provide:

  • Professionals with the skills and tools necessary to conduct organizational analysis and assessment.
  • An academic environment that includes Scholar-practitioner faculty with terminal degrees and experience as practitioners in the field.
  • A support system dedicated to student success at the graduate level.

The field of I/O Psychology is expecting an 8% job market growth rate in the coming years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median national salary for I/O Psychology professionals is $92,880. The Touro I/O Psychology program is consistent with the values and guidelines of the Societies of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Consulting Psychology.

The TUW I/O Psychology graduate program has three specialized concentrations. This allows students to select the option that best fits their chosen career path – a) Coaching and Consulting, b) Human Resource Management, c) Occupational Health Psychology. To learn more about these concentrations, click on the curriculum tab noted on this page.

Your employer may offer a tuition assistance program so speak with your human resource representative to find out if financial support is available to you. A TUW Tuition Assistance Counselor is available to help you determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.

Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.

Tuition Information

TUW’s tuition is $500 per semester credit. A range of tuition assistance programs are available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and students loans.

Many employers offer tuition assistance programs, so speak with your human resource representative to find out if additional financial support is available to you. TUW tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.

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Program Requirements

Curriculum consists of 12 classes for 36 semester credits and includes nine core courses along with three courses selected from your chosen concentration. The capstone course is the final course taken in the program, and will be focused on a organizational or career-related situation that is  relevant to you.

Concentrations to choose from:

  • Coaching and Consulting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Occupational Health Psychology

Admission Requirements

Students seeking to attend in TUW must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  • Have earned a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Transfer student from another college/university’s graduate program in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75).

Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled:

  1. Submit an application to the University.
  2. As a non-profit organization committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.
  3. Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the United States must have their transcripts translated and evaluated. (See Foreign Credit for additional information.) Students are required to complete step 3 by the end of their first term of enrollment.

As a non-profit institution committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.

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Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.