Master of Science in Industrial & Organizational Psychology
National Louis University

Program Details

The online master’s in Industrial Organizational Psychology from National Louis University combines coursework from the institution’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences as well as the School of Business and Management. I/O Psychology applies psychological principles to help solve workplace issues. Students will learn to maximize employee productivity and satisfaction. 

Courses focus on optimizing team effectiveness, theories of leadership, how to conduct a job analysis, and the role of work motivation and job attitudes in predicting work behavior. Key human resources management processes will be explored, including recruitment, selection, retention, performance appraisal, and training and development.

An I/O Psychology degree can benefit professionals in a wide variety of fields including:

  • Business
  • Industry
  • Nonprofit
  • Academic
  • Community organizations
  • Health organizations


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Writing sample (waived for applicants with 3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Two recommendations
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission