Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Bachelor of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
If you are located in Phoenix, this program may be offered as Blended. This means you’ll start at the Phoenix campus to complete your general education courses, and then transition to online learning for your core program courses.
The Bachelor of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology provides a foundation in psychology and its relevance and application to industry and organizational settings. This program does not lead to professional certification or licensure as a psychologist, counselor, or other mental health practitioner.
People who work in industrial organizational psychology support healthy organizational cultures. While earning your industrial-organizational psychology degree online, you’ll study human behaviors to positively impact employee performance, improve well-being and help align employees and organizational goals.
Industrial-organizational psychology principles can be applied to a variety of careers, including those in sales, management, marketing, administration and human resources.
Yes, human resources positions are a common career outcome with an industrial-organizational psychology degree. Typically, these positions require you to assess organizational talent, leadership and culture while understanding group dynamics such as power, perception, decision-making and diversity and inclusion.
Our online industrial-organizational psychology degree is designed specifically so that working professionals like you can earn it without leaving your current role. The degree helps you build a strong foundation in industrial organizational psychology while teaching leadership skills to help prepare you for a career in the field. You’ll learn from faculty who are currently working in the public sector, and you’ll be able to join our large alumni network. Additionally, Career Services for Life™ help students in their current position and prepare them for career enhancement with career planning, resumé help and more.