Businesses pursuing increased employee engagement, worker productivity, and team building often seek candidates with skills in industrial/organizational psychology, a field that applies behavioral principles and research findings to organizational settings. Through this online Master's program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, you'll learn skills to help you develop and achieve your goals — whether you're pursuing a new career or looking to advance in your current role.
With your Master's in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Capella, you'll learn and understand scientific merit of the I/O professional literature. You'll also learn leading-edge assessment techniques, leadership and group development theories, conflict management strategies, and other techniques for increasing motivation and improving workplace performance.
You can also earn your MS with a specialization in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with Capella's FlexPath, a new way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.
Common jobs with an online program in industrial/organizational psychology include adjunct or part-time faculty, assessment specialist, manager or director of labor relations or organizational consultant (internal or external). Potential workplaces include community college, corporation, government, nonprofit or military.