Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial & Organizational Psychology / General Practice
Walden University

Program Details

Focus on behavior in the workplace with a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Walden University. The general track of this program provides the advanced research skills, theoretical knowledge, and advanced expertise necessary for increased career opportunities and advancement in the field.

Students will be able to conduct research, teach in higher education settings, and help diverse organizations improve workplace and employee productivity. The curriculum includes studies of advanced topics in personnel psychology including competency modeling and talent management. 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.

Graduates can pursue careers in:

  • Organizational consulting
  • Organizational development
  • Academia
  • Training and development
  • Talent management
  • Research
  • Business and consulting

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