Industrial-Organizational Psychology M.S.

Course Requirements
PSOG-505Intro to Psychology and Behavior in Org In Organizations3
PSOG-510Learning and Talent Development3
PSOG-515Applied Research and Critical Analysis3
PSOG-535Statistics for Organizational Decision- Making3
PSOG-545Advanced Social Psychology3
PSOG-555Managing Human Resources3
PSOG-605Organizational Ethics and Justice3
PSOG-615Talent Management and People Analytics3
PSOG-625Psychology of Leadership and Motivation3
PSOG-635Diversity and the Organization1.5
PSOG-655Organizational Systems, Development and Change3
PSOG-715Advanced Research Methods/Project Devel1.5
PSOG-720Professional Development Workshops (Multiple Topics, 6 workshops required)6
Select one of the following:3
Exit Option: Master's Thesis
Exit Option: Applied Project
Total Units42
Optional Specialization (not required)
Intercultural Relations
Organizational Consulting

Thesis/Applied Project Evaluation Categories

Does Not Pass:  Does not meet minimum requirements necessary for program completion. 

Pass with Restrictions:  Meets the minimum requirements necessary for program completion. However, in its current form, the document is not sufficient to support evidence-based organizational decision-making. The student agrees not to attempt presenting or publishing this document. 

Pass: Meets the requirements necessary for program completion, and cully demonstrates analytical and research skills needed to support evidence-based organizational decision-making. 

Pass with Distinction:  Exceeds the minimum requirements necessary for program completion, and strongly demonstrates analytical and research skills needed to support evidence-based organizational decision-making and/or making an original contribution to science.  Thesis/projects performance suggest skill development corresponding to doctoral-level studies.

Disclaimer: This sample Multi-Year Plan is provided as a guide for the recommended sequencing of courses. It is the student's responsibility to confirm with the department the course rotation before enrolling in courses. If applicable, please note the footnotes at the bottom of the page for additional information related to courses listed in a particular year and term. Questions, contact the Graduate Program for Organizational Psychology.


Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
PSOG-505 Intro to Psychology and Behavior in Org In Organizations 3
PSOG-515 Applied Research and Critical Analysis 3
PSOG-720 Professional Development Workshops 1
 Units7
Year 1 Term 2
PSOG-510 Learning and Talent Development 3
PSOG-615 Talent Management and People Analytics 3
PSOG-720 Professional Development Workshops 1
 Units7
Year 1 Term 3
PSOG-545 Advanced Social Psychology 3
PSOG-555 Managing Human Resources 3
PSOG-720 Professional Development Workshops 1
 Units7
Year 2 Term 1
PSOG-605 Organizational Ethics and Justice 3
PSOG-625 Psychology of Leadership and Motivation 3
PSOG-720 Professional Development Workshops 1
 Units7
Year 2 Term 2
PSOG-715 Advanced Research Methods/Project Devel 1.5
PSOG-625 Psychology of Leadership and Motivation 3
PSOG-655 Organizational Systems, Development and Change 3
PSOG-720 Professional Development Workshops 1
 Units8.5
Year 2 Term 3
PSOG-535 Statistics for Organizational Decision- Making 3
PSOG-PLHDEXPsog Exit Option 3
PSOG-720 Professional Development Workshops 1
 Units7
 Total Units43.5