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The industrial-organizational psychology graduate degree program emphasizes the application of psychological science to enhance the performance and well-being of people in organizations. Students receive a strong core foundation in industrial and organizational psychology as well as statistics and research methods. Students may select a thesis option (a good choice for students seeking a research-intensive career) or a non-thesis path in the graduate certificate track of applied workplace psychology.
Official nameMaster of science in industrial-organizational psychology
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Arts, Sciences, and Education | Department of Psychological Science
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
This program will prepare you to develop assessments of people for selection and placement into jobs, effective training programs, strategies for organizational development, measurement of performance, and ways to promote quality of work-life.
Delivery of this program is 100% online: no campus visits are required. Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester and finish in two to three years.
Course work includes
- Organizational development
- Small group dynamics
- Job analysis and performance management
Typical program length3 years
Typical course load2 classes per semester
Missouri University of Science and Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.
Dr. Kueny is an assistant professor of psychological science and the program director of the Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology program at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Missouri S&T’s I-O Psychology program has traditionally offered (including pre-pandemic) courses in all modalities, including in-person/on-campus as well as online synchronous and online asynchronous. Dr. Kueny has over six years experience designing and teaching courses for all modalities and has received two teaching grants to support her development of online modality curriculum for the program.