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Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Create Healthier Organizations That Foster Individual Success

Our Industrial and Organizational Master’s produces socially responsible leaders who use the core principles of Industrial and Organizational (I/O) psychology to reshape organizations and establish psychologically healthy working environments.

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Program Experience

Organizations of all types are increasingly focused on management policies that are designed for sustainable, long-term success. With this in mind, our unique program prepares students to become agents of change in organizations and advocates of healthy more working environments.  

This online program recreates the same immersive, academic environment as our campuses. Faculty have direct experience in the I/O field, guiding students through rigorous online coursework that includes case studies, virtual events and collaboration with classmates from around the globe.

  • Courses

    Adler University’s Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is delivered completely online. It covers thirteen courses over a period of two years, with regular breaks. For the final project, each student will develop an organizational Social Responsibility Action Plan that addresses a real-world, organizational challenge.

    Coursework includes:

    • Talent Management
    • Consulting Skills
    • Talent Selection and Recruitment
    • Consumer and Employee Attitudes
    • Executive Coaching

Get a complete list of courses and a more detailed degree plan:

Each course includes social justice discourse

Each course emphasizes social justice, inclusiveness and socially responsible practices.

Each student develops a Social Responsibility Action Plan addressing a real-world organizational problem.

100-hour practicum internship

600-hour counseling internship

300-hour sport and health externship

Learn among a cohort of students throughout your program at Adler to enhance in-depth discussions and networking opportunities

Admissions

We understand the transition to graduate school can be challenging. That’s why our admissions team is on hand to help you make sure that Adler University is the right fit for you. By requesting information here, we’ll connect you with all the resources you need to make the right choices moving forward.

Or, before reaching out, review our admissions criteria:

  • Full Acceptance Requirements
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher from baccalaureate degree-granting institution
    • Completed application and resume with full work history
    • Official transcripts from all schools attended
    • Letter of intent
  • Provisional Acceptance (Collateral) Requirements**
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher from baccalaureate degree-granting institution
    • Completed application and resume with full work history
    • Unofficial transcripts from all schools attended
    • Letter of intent
    **Official transcripts from all schools attended due prior to start of second course
  • Conditional Acceptance (Academic) Requirements

    Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.5 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Admitted students must achieve a 3.0 GPA in their program’s first two courses to continue earning the degree.

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Alfred Adler

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