Touro University Worldwide

Introduction

Touro University Worldwide is a nonprofit institution of higher learning established by philanthropic visionaries who are committed to developing a passionate, connected learning community that can help students achieve their individual academic goals. Administration and Faculty of Touro University Worldwide are committed to social justice, intellectual pursuit and philanthropic duty. This philosophy is derived from the Judaic foundation on which the University was originally founded and a value system that welcomes all cultures and backgrounds.

In addition to providing both on-campus and online academic opportunities, the university provides outstanding administrative services, cutting-edge technology and a highly qualified academic faculty. As a nonprofit institution, all resources are directed and reinvested to improve the quality of the already excellent education at TUW.

TUW for the Global World

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education, with Touro College and University System being the parent of Touro University Worldwide. At Touro, students are offered something other schools simply don’t provide: a network of on-ground and online campuses that are dedicated to ensuring graduates receive a liberal arts education in a global-minded setting. Touro graduates are not only qualified and ready to enter the workforce; they are also ready to become true citizens of the world.

Accreditation

Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

Our Mission

The mission of Touro University Worldwide (TUW) is to offer online degree programs to serve the needs of adult learners (service to society), professionals (intellectual pursuit), and the underserved (social justice). TUW is committed to its graduate, bachelor and associate degree programs to support this mission. The mission is also shared through the campus-based undergraduate education programs at Touro College Los Angeles Division which serves a specific student body. Together, the campus based and online- programs contribute to the achievement of the overall Touro core values driving this mission to provide opportunities for those who are underserved, provide service to society and achievement of the overall Touro University Worldwide student success.

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Online Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Online Part time October 2016 USA Los Alamitos

As a student in the I/O Psychology program, you will learn how to help organizations understand the link between happy, productive employees and profitability. You will learn how to deal with issues such as low morale, low productivity, ineffective processes, and a lack of teamwork... [+]

Online Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology The success of any organization depends on people. How they relate to one another. How they communicate with each other. How they collaborate to produce quality products and/or deliver first-class customer service. TUW’s graduate program in Industrial & Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) is the application of psychological science to helping people in organizations function more effectively. As a student in the I/O Psychology program, you will learn how to help organizations understand the link between happy, productive employees and profitability. You will learn how to deal with issues such as low morale, low productivity, ineffective processes, and a lack of teamwork. Industrial & Organizational Psychology is one of the fastest growing specialty areas in the field of psychology, with an expected 26 percent increase in jobs through the year 2018. The Touro I/O Psychology program is consistent with the values and guidelines of the Societies of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Consulting Psychology. Tuition Information TUW’s tuition is $500 per semester credit. A range of tuition assistance programs are available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and students loans. Many employers offer tuition assistance programs, so speak with your human resource representative to find out if additional financial support is available to you. TUW tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs. Program Requirements Curriculum consists of 12 classes for 36 semester credits and includes nine core courses along with three courses selected from your chosen concentration. The capstone course is the final course taken in the program, and will be focused on an organizational or career-related situation that is relevant to you. Concentrations to choose from: Coaching and Consulting Human Resource Management Occupational Health Psychology Admissions Requirements Students seeking to attend in TUW must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission: Have earned a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. Transfer student from another college/university’s graduate program in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75). Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled: Submit an application to the University. As a non-profit organization committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students. Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the United States must have their transcripts translated and evaluated. (See Foreign Credit for additional information.) Students are required to complete step 3 by the end of their first term of enrollment. As a non-profit institution committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students. [-]

Online Master of Arts in Media and Communications Psychology

Online Part time October 2016 USA Los Alamitos

TUW’s Master of Arts Degree in Media & Communications Psychology allows students to specialize within their degree program through choosing concentrations in Media Psychology, Leadership, Online and Distance Learning and Media Publishing. The need for professional development in the field... [+]

Online Master of Arts in Media and Communications Psychology

Media is an integral component of everyday life. The ability to use media technology and the skill to communicate effectively through all forms of media is essential. We live in a rapidly changing global workplace where innovation and collaboration are central to success. Individuals with professional media communications skills and advanced degrees validating their knowledge are increasingly important in all sectors of the world economy. TUW’s Master of Arts Degree in Media & Communications Psychology allows students to specialize within their degree program through choosing concentrations in Media Psychology, Leadership, Online and Distance Learning and Media Publishing. The need for professional development in the field of media and communications is valuable to the entire spectrum of industries in which media is used. This includes the entertainment industry encompassing the businesses of film, television, games, social networking, advertising, marketing, performing arts, journalism and publishing. The Master of Arts Degree in Media & Communications Psychology is important to all management positions in education, health services, commerce, government, the military and national defense. If you are a manager, entrepreneur, professional, support staff person or executive of any type, an understanding of the fundamental principles of media and the associated psychology of media and communications are key requirements in the 21st century workplace.... [-]