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Master of Applied Industrial / Organizational Psychology

Program Details

Discover how to take a scientific, yet practical approach to measuring organizational effectiveness with Colorado State University’s online Master of Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology (M.A.I.O.P.).

Gain skills to assess and identify strategic opportunities for change by using proven principles of psychology. With a strong quantitative emphasis, our curriculum develops your scientific knowledge of workplace behavior and how to improve performance and productivity. Study important concepts in training and leadership development, organizational development, performance measurement, organizational health, and selection and placement tools and systems.

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Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution. 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate coursework. Grade of B or higher for an undergraduate course in industrial psychology, organizational psychology, human resource management (business), or organizational behavior (business). Grade of B or higher for an undergraduate course in statistics. GRE test scores. Psychology Subject Test scores (students with necessary credentials may be exempt). Official transcripts. Resume or vita. Statement of purpose. Writing sample. 3 letters of recommendation.

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission