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2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Master of Science

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The Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology enables you to apply the study of psychology to the work-place. Graduates are prepared for careers in human resources and organizational development and doctoral study.

You will complete coursework in psychology and business, such as organizational development, work motivation, industrial and labor relations, attitude theory, and more, and gain valuable experience from the cohort model and required internship.

The program, which is unique to the Massachusetts North Shore, follows guidelines set by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Inc. (SIOP).

No more than 20 credit hours may be taken through the Bertolon School of Business towards the completion of this program.


Pre-requisite coursework including*

One introductory psychology course

One statistics/methods research course

Four-six psychology, behavioral science, or management courses

*Pre-requisite coursework may be completed after admission to the program, with prior approval from the program coordinator.

Program Requirements

Upon acceptance into the program, you will complete a tentative Plan of Study in consultation with the program coordinator. You must request that any transfer credits be considered at this time. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MORE THAN THREE COURSES TAKEN AT SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY BEFORE ADMISSION CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS THIS PROGRAM.

Course Requirements

Total credits: 42

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