OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY The
Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
is designed to train culturally versatile I/O practitioners who
develop and apply scientific knowledge to the solution of problems
at work. The curriculum is designed to provide practical training
in the areas of selection and placement, training and development,
performance measurement, organization development and quality
of work life. Requirements for this degree include 44 academic
credits, 4 Practicum credits, a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and the
successful completion of the comprehensive examination.
Our Master of Science
in Industrial and Organizational Psychology has been ranked number
three in the nation and is top ranked in Florida and the South
Eastern U.S., based upon student ratings of quality. This ranking
demonstrates CAU’s commitment to students. For the complete
survey, visit: http://www.siop.org/tip/backissues/July04/06kraiger.htm.
aspects of I/O Psychology include personnel research, training
and development, psychological testing research, counseling and
consulting, advising management, setting personnel policy, human
resource planning, organizational development and analysis, and
other human resource functions.
Professional I/O Psychologists and practitioners
1. Scientists who derive principles of individual, group, and organizational
behavior through research.
2. Consultants and staff psychologists who develop scientific knowledge and apply
it to the solution of problems at work.
3. Teachers who train in the research and application of Industrial/Organizational
Scientific aspects of I/O
Psychology include both applied and basic science. Applied aspects are oriented
around scientific solutions to human problems at work. Basic aspects are quite
variable, following the investigator's interests. Examples include research on
methods of behavioral measurement, communication, motivation, social interaction,
* Source: The Science and
Practice of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. The Society for Industrial
and Organizational Psychology. Reprinted with permission.