Industrial-organizational psychologists help boost worker productivity and retention rates in a wide range of businesses and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field is expected to grow.* Kaplan University’s specialization is geared toward working professionals who want to build their knowledge in an area that is relevant to business today and includes a practicum that allows students to gain hands-on experience in the field. Coursework focuses on organizational management and behavior theories and strategies, workplace motivation and attitudes, training and evaluation, and human resources management to help you pursue a broader range of opportunities.†
*Source: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Psychologists, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/Life-Physical-and-Social-Science/Psychologists.htm. These employment projections are provided for informational purposes only. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.
†Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. The professional practice of psychology is regulated by each state, and the degree requirements in this program do not prepare graduates for state licensure.
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MSPY - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Specialization - Kaplan University