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.

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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

Our Office

Psychology Department
Hauser Hall, Room 222
135 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11550

Phone: (516) 463-5624
Fax: (516) 463-6052

Program Director

Comila Shahani-Denning
104 Hauser Hall
Phone: (516) 463-6343