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These and many other skills prepare graduates to assume leadership roles in industrial-organizational psychology in small, medium, and large organizations in a variety of fields — technology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, entertainment — or work at global consulting firms. Graduates are also well-prepared to pursue doctoral study in industrial-organizational psychology and related disciplines.

TOTAL UNITS — 42

CORE COURSES — 33 UNITS

HRM 307
International HRM
PSYCH 306
Group Models of Counseling
PSYCH 308
Applied Psychological Research
PSYCH 341
Organizational Behavior & Process
PSYCH 342
Organizational Development, Assessment & Intervention
PSYCH 343
Leadership & the Development of Managerial Excellence
PSYCH 344
Tests & Measurements
PSYCH 348
Organizational Change
PSYCH 349
Executive Coaching Theory & Practice
PSYCH 354
Consulting Skills
PSYCH 355
Diversity in Organizations

ELECTIVE COURSES — 9 UNITS

Three of the following:
HRM 301
Work & Workforce Trends
HRM 302
Acquiring & Retaining Human Resources
HRM 306
Learning & Development
HRM 308
Ethics in Managing People at Work
PSYCH 352
Structure, Theory & Ethics of Conflict Resolution
PSYCH 353
Conflict Resolution Skills & Techniques
PSYCH 398
Internship Applied Psychology (1 - 3 units)

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology will possess the skills and knowledge to:
  • Understand the main theoretical frameworks of industrial-organizational psychology with emphasis on organizational behavior, team and individual functioning, and leadership in a global context.
  • Examine the dynamic and evolving nature of professional practice with focus on careers in industrial-organizational psychology, as well as human resources, executive coaching, and management consulting.
  • Learn assessment tools to measure and diagnose individual, team, and organizational performance.
  • Explore contemporary challenges such as diversity in organizations, managing generational differences, and the growing role of human resources technology.

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