Industrial Organizational Psychology

Industrial Organizational Psychology Ph.D Program Overview


  The doctoral program in organizational psychology is designed to prepare the student for both academic and applied research positions. Training in both personnel/human resources and organizational psychology in emphasized.

  Candidates for the Ph.D. in experimental psychology are required  to complete 135 credit hours if, if they entered the program with a bachelor's degree and 90 credit hours if they entered with a master's degree.

  After sufficient progress, the student is required to take and pass the Comprehensive Exam.

  The organizational program requirements include a basic core of courses and more advanced preparation in statistics and research design. Student may pursue personal interests through seminars, other courses in the psychology department, and courses in other departments, especially the College of Business.

     Sample Courses:
  • Survey of Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Motivation
  • Organizational Theory
  • Context Analysis
  • Criterion Development and Performance Evaluation
  • Selection and Placement
  • Correlation and Multiple Regression
  • Design Analysis
  • Multivariate Statistics I & II
  • Causal Modeling
  • Item Response Theory
  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Organizational Training
   



    Sample Schedule:


        Year One

 Fall 
Winter
Spring
Summer
Behavioral StatisticsCorrelation and Regression Analysis of Variance
Research Hours
Cognitive Psychology
Advanced Exp Methods
MotivationReading Hours
Survey of I/O
Research Seminar
Performance Management
Thesis Hours
Research Seminar
Reading Hours
Research Hours
 


        Year Two

 Fall 
Winter
Spring
Summer
Multivariate II
Multivariate I Systems in Psychology
Research Seminar
Social Psychology
Organizational Theory
Context Analysis
Reading Hours
Research Seminar
Thesis Hours
Teaching Seminar
Thesis
Reading Hours
Reading Hours
Research Seminar
 


        Year Three

 Fall 
Winter
Spring
Summer
Electives
ElectivesPersonnel Psychology
Research Seminar
Thesis Hours
Thesis Hours
ElectivesReading Hours
Research Seminar
Research Seminar
Research Seminar



        Year Four

 Fall 
Winter
Spring
Summer
ElectivesElectivesDissertation Hours
Dissertation Hours
Dissertation Hours
Dissertation Hours
 
       





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