Industrial/Organizational Psychology



The Master of Arts (MA) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Hofstra University prepares you for career advancement across a number of fields dealing with workplace productivity and behaviors, including human resources, training, management, consulting, coaching, and organization development. Research design, statistics, and psychology provide the foundation for advanced study in selection training, performance appraisal, worker motivation, and organization development. At Hofstra you will also gain valuable hands-on experience through internships at business and public agencies. Full-time students finish in as little as two years. All students are considered for academic merit-based scholarships. Individuals with a relevant master’s degree may explore the PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology.

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Program Details

Visit the Hofstra campus or connect with the graduate admission team. We will answer your questions and put you in touch with program faculty or degree candidates to learn more. Contact us at, or call 516-463-4723.

Consideration for the MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, requires successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in psychology, business, or a related field with a B average or better. Prerequisite courses are also required in introductory psychology and elementary statistics with a B average or better.

Start your application online where you can upload the following documents:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. You may initially submit unofficial copies of your transcripts for your application review, but official transcripts will be required once you are accepted into the program.
  • GRE requirement has been waived for fall 2024 admission.
  • Written statement of professional goals.
  • Personal interview with department member.

Visit the Master of Arts (MA) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology program page to learn more.

International students: Please review additional admission requirements.  
Apply to the MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology program at Hofstra at any time with our rolling admissions policy.

The MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology is awarded to students who successfully complete 44 credit hours.

Visit the Master of Arts (MA) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology program page to learn more.

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How to Apply

Earn the professional recognition and personal achievement you seek with a graduate degree from Hofstra University. Whether you study online or on campus, full or part time, you will benefit from small class settings with nationally recognized faculty and a community of peers all contributing to a transformative learning experience. Questions? Call 516-463-4723 or email our graduate admission team at

We are pleased to announce the GRE requirement has been waived for fall 2024 admission.
Apply today!