What is a Masters in I/O Psychology and is it right for me?
The specialty of industrial-organizational psychology (also called I/O psychology) is characterized by the scientific study of human behavior in organizations and the
If you are interested in 1) furthering your study in psychology, 2) obtaining an advance degree, 3) advancing your career, and 4) positioning yourself as a highly desirable employee in the global workforce, this is the right program for you.
What are the special features of the MS/MA in I/O psychology?
The program is 100% online.
Full time students can complete their degree in as little as 15 months.
You can apply to either the MA or MS, but have the opportunity to transfer between the programs.
The program operates on a Trimester schedule (with 2 additional summer sessions).
You can begin the program at the start of any of the sessions (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer 1, or Summer 2).
The curriculum will have a strong focus on ethics.
Courses will be taught be full-time faculty and/or experts in the discipline.
What is the difference between the MA and MS?
The MS has you complete 2 Thesis courses and complete an original thesis project. The MA culminates in a single Capstone course in which students complete a summary paper. Students can switch between the two programs with permission of the program director. Faculty members will guide each student as to which degree is perfect for you.
What if I’m a current Saint Peter’s Student?
We have an accelerated 5-year program in which you can earn up to 12 credits that will count towards both your graduate and undergraduate degrees. Students who are eligible for the accelerated program (see admission requirements) should apply through admissions.
Seniors also have the opportunity to apply to the Masters programs (Not accelerated) through the normal application process.