Companies need efficient processes and productive workers. Employees need motivation and recognition. That’s where industrial and organizational psychologists come in. With a degree from CMU, you'll help companies select and train employees and measure performance while improving the quality of work life for everyone.
Why This Program & What You'll Learn
In this emerging field, you’ll put psychology to work. Industrial and organizational psychologists not only boost a company’s efficiency and productivity, they also improve the quality of life for employees.
You can tailor your program to meet your individual interests and needs, enjoying a collaborative approach where students learn from instructors and one another.
You'll graduate with the tools to make a difference in the lives of workers. You'll examine issues such as safety, mental and physical health, quality of life at work and emotional labor. You’ll learn cutting-edge ways to improve employee training, job performance and develop motivational programming to enhance a company’s approach to career development and leadership.
Our graduates take their new skills to top companies where they constantly improve the ways companies and their employees work.
As an industrial/organizational psychology student at CMU, you'll:
- Complete unique curriculum that includes cutting-edge seminars on current topics
- Develop core skills by participating in practicum projects and internships for clients worldwide
- Conduct independent research on topics of students’ interests
- Find jobs: 98% of program graduates find career jobs within 6 months
Careers & Outcomes
Our industrial/organizational psychology graduates can get jobs almost anywhere. Our alumni work for universities, informational technology consultants, governmental organizations, global companies and more.