Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial & Organizational Psychology / Consulting Psychology
Walden University

Program Details

Prepare to face challenges in organizational behavior as a leader in I/O consulting with a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology specializing in Consulting Psychology. This doctoral degree program from Walden University combines advanced I/O theory, methods and research with perspectives on the global business environment.

Students will learn how to assess organizational needs, change management practices, and develop plans to create change within a multitude of industries. Graduates will be prepared to help organizations address the impact of globalization and technology on performance and culture. This Organizational Psychology degree online offers two tracks: Track I is designed for students with a master’s degree in I/O Psychology; Track II is a pathway for students with a master’s degree in an unrelated field.

Class topics within this specialization include:

  • Business concepts for the organizational development professional
  • Dynamics of contemporary, international, and virtual organizations
  • Personnel psychology in the workplace

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires at least two on-campus residencies.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island