Organizational Psychology Degree Programs

organizational psychology wordcloudWhat does it mean to study an industrial organizational psychology degree? “Psychology” is the study of human behavior and why people behave in certain ways. So organizational/industrial psychology is the study of human behavior in an organizational setting. Achieving harmony in groups is difficult, and this is particularly true in an organizational setting. The role of an organizational psychologist is to assist in maintaining harmony, good working relationships and a positive working environment in an organization.

The demand for people with qualifications in organizational psychology has risen, mainly because of concern over worker productivity, retention rates, workplace diversity, and anti-discrimination legislation. This page tells you more about the programs, where they can be found, what the career prospects are, and more. If you are interested in this area, then you might like to also check the master’s and PhD in organizational psychology pages.

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  • Industrial Organizational Psychology (MA) (Online)
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  • MSPY - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Specialization
  • BSPY - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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For more than 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, career-focused education in fields such as health care, business, criminal justice and information technology.  Our one-class-at-a-time schedules allow busy students to focus on their education and balance the demands of work and family.  Whether you choose to attend online, on campus, or both you will be part of a caring learning environment led by experienced faculty who bring textbooks to life with real-world challenges and solutions.  Our unique combination of a curriculum that is in pace with technology and the skills employers value along with our “students first” approach provides an outstanding academic experience. 


  • Organizational Psychology , MS (Online Only)
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Locations:  Daytona Beach

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.  We offer online programs focused on doctoral and master’s degrees in the schools of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family sciences.



  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology - PhD of Psychology
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Brandman University, part of the prestigious 150-year-old Chapman University system is a private, non-profit regionally accredited university that offers a high quality education for non-traditional adult students.

At Brandman University, students can choose from over 50 undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs in Arts and Sciences, Business and Professional Studies, Education and Nursing and Health professions.


  • BA in Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Emphasis)
  • BA in Psychology (General Psychology Emphasis)
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Locations:  Yucaipa

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,285 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.


  • M.A. Organizational Leadership
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At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs. With three different ways to learn, you can choose the format that works best for you:

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  • Master of Science in Psychology : Industrial/Organizational Psychology Specialization
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  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology : Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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Locations:  Hagerstown

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  • M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology - Organizational Diversity and Social Change
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