Master's Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (MIOP)

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Program Description

Overview

The master's degree in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology (MIOP) is a terminal professional degree. The curriculum emphasizes the application of concepts and behavioral science methodologies to problems facing the human resource professional today.

This is a hybrid program consisting of required on-campus summer courses (two weeks each summer for program years one and two), guided research, online coursework and a practicum.

The program provides students and working professionals with the opportunity to apply new human resource concepts, knowledge, skills and analytical tools to on-the-job decisions. It teaches strategies for making informed decisions based on a thorough understanding of current issues.

Graduates will have developed and synthesized a portfolio of skills, including:

  • a rigorous analytical and quantitative foundation based on traditional behavioral science principles and applied in a problem-solving framework
  • an understanding of how to effectively utilize computer and information technologies to increase efficiency in human resource decision making
  • a refinement of verbal and written communication skills to effectively and ethically guide organizational change while interacting with diverse populations
  • ability to develop company-specific selection, training and performance appraisal programs, which provide a competitive advantage

Careers

A master's degree in psychology with an emphasis in industrial and organizational psychology will provide exceptional career opportunities in fields such as:

  • human resources
  • job training
  • job analysis and validation
  • testing evaluation
  • staffing and hiring
  • consulting

Accreditation

Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Last updated August 2019

About the School

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