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MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

IO Psychology Master's Program

Due to COVID-19 considerations, GRE scores will not be required for the 2021 application.

Hofstra's Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational (IO) Psychology prepares students for careers in such areas as human resources, training, management and organization development, in which they can apply psychological principles to problems that arise in a wide variety of organization settings. It is also designed to enhance the careers of professionals who work in these areas by teaching them to apply psychology to issues that develop in their organizations. Research design, statistics and psychology provide the foundation for advanced study in selection training, performance appraisal, worker motivation and organization development. The 44 s.h. curriculum is strengthened by an internship sequence that provides on-site, supervised experience working on applied projects in business and public agencies. The program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis, with evening courses.

IO Psychology Jobs

Titles of people with a degree in IO psychology include specialist, manager, director, consultant, training and evaluation specialist, industrial relations manager director of human resources and organization development consultant.

Graduates can work in areas like industry, government, hospitals, social services and mental health agencies, advertising, consulting and marketing research. Type of work can include:

  • employee selection
  • management development
  • survey research
  • training
  • organizational development
  • performance appraisal
  • career development
  • program evaluation

With a graduate degree in IO psychology, you can work in areas including

  • industry
  • government
  • hospitals
  • social services and mental health agencies
  • advertising
  • consulting
  • marketing research
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The IO Psychology master's program is designed to serve students and organizations in the Long Island, New York area. This region is endowed with many businesses, industries, public agencies and nonprofit organizations that are undergoing complex change. Facilitating such change requires the service of professionals who are trained in the application of psychological principles to organizational problems. The  program invites students from diverse backgrounds and those with work experience after graduating from college. Hofstra’s program is the only such graduate program on Long Island.

These industrial organizational psychology programs and courses are offered by the Long Island, New York campus of Hofstra University.

MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology