Hofstra University has recently achieved “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity” status!

We are proud of our I/O psychology faculty and students for their contributions to this accomplishment. In 2022-2023, members of our graduate programs published 20 peer-reviewed journal publications, 4 book chapters, and gave 31 peer-reviewed conference presentations. A special thanks to our 33 unique graduate student authors and coauthors who helped make this possible. Congratulations, everyone!

The GRE requirement has been waived for fall 2024 entry!
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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.

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
Room 222 Hauser Hall
135 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11550

Phone: 516-463-5624
Fax: 516-463-6052

Program Director

Kevin Nolan, PhD
Hauser Hall 105D