The Master of Science degree requires a minimum of 41 units of graduate-level course work, including required courses and electives. The required courses are designed to provide students with a thorough background in the major theories and findings in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, including research methods and statistics in psychology. Students should take advantage of their electives to effectively supplement the curriculum offered in the Applied Psychology program. Students in Industrial/Organizational Psychology may find courses in Business, Economics, Educational Technology, and Law particularly relevant for their electives. All students should consult with their advisor to design a program of study that best matches their interests. The program of study must receive final approval from the Graduate Advisor.
Program of Study
Successful defense of a thesis or successful completion of comprehensive exams is required for graduation with a Master’s of Applied Psychology.
MAP Core – All tracks require the following (11 hours):
- PSYC 7455 Research Methods and Design in Psychology
- PSYC 7340 Advanced Behavioral Statistics
- PSYC 7330 Psychological Tests: Composition and Interpretation
- PSYC 5363 Organizational Psychology
- PSYC 5310 Counseling Psychology
- PSYC 5325 Personnel Psychology
- PSYC 7335 Industrial Psychology or PSYC 7350 Training and Development
- PSYC 7380 Human Factors Engineering
- PSYC 7361 Social Psychology
- PSYC 7371 Professional Issues and Ethics in Psychology
- PSYC 7369 Internship
- 6 hours electives