Masters Programs in Organizational Psychology

Compare 19 Masters Programs in Organizational Psychology

Organizational Psychology

The study of organizational psychology seeks to impart knowledge of behavior in organizational settings through the systematic study of group, individual and organizational processes. Organizational psychology applies science to acquire understanding of the behavior of an employee in the employment context. It then focuses on developing techniques as well as the skills to foster the well being of the employees and increase the organizational effectiveness. The modern organizational setting calls for managers and leaders who understand the need to promote teamwork among the organization’s workforce, management of transitions and the restructuring of organizations. The masters program emphasizes on the study of the behavior of workers in a business environment. Through the program, students are able to determine ways of improving performance and productivity within an organization. The program provides the students with a theoretical framework relating to organizational behavior and the students are tasked with coming up with programs to improve their skills in data collection, research design, analysis, facilitation, group and organizational issues.

The masters degree in organizational psychology integrates both theoretical and practical aspects in the training program. This ensures that the graduates are equipped with the necessary skills to compete favorably in the management and consultations job market which involves a variety of organizations in the global environment. On completion of the masters program, graduates have the opportunity to pursue lucrative careers in any business context.

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Masterstudiengang wirtschaftspsychologie, leadership & management

SRH FernHochschule Riedlingen
Online Part time October 2019 Germany Riedlingen

The Master's degree program in Business Psychology, Leadership and Management qualifies for challenging management tasks in the field of economic psychology. [+]

Master in Business Psychology, Leadership & Management

With this offer, we are looking for a graduate of all disciplines who want to acquire technical and managerial skills, without having to change their current professional and personal situation. It is the first nationwide economic psychology master's degree program, which is designed as a correspondence course. The combination of psychological and scientific management fields leads to a broad range of applicability of graduates and thus represents an important prerequisite for the improvement of job opportunities

The master's degree program in business psychology, leadership and management . Theory of Psychology and Human Resource Management and Market / Advertising Psychology and Marketing Management. The program is accredited.... [-]


Master of Managerial Psychology

HELP University
Campus Part time 18 - 36 months Open Enrollment Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The Master of Managerial Psychology program applies psychological principles to the practice and discipline of people management. [+]

The Master of Managerial Psychology program applies psychological principles to the practice and discipline of people management. This program is designed specifically for leaders, general managers, and human resource managers as well as trainers, consultants, and corporate coaches.

This program is designed to suit the needs of working adults. All lectures and tutorials are scheduled on weeknights and on Saturdays.

Entry Requirements

A basic undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.5.

The Master of Managerial Psychology course comprises of 12 modules. Students are required to enroll for the 6 compulsory units and choose 6 out of the 8 electives offered. Students who do not have a prior degree in Psychology will be required to complete one pre-requisite subject during the course of the program.... [-]


Masters in Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Anna Maria College
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 USA Worcester

Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) is the fastest growing career area as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor. Between 2012 and 2022, jobs in this field are expected to grow by 53%. [+]

Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) is the fastest growing career area as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor. Between 2012 and 2022, jobs in this field are expected to grow by 53%. The starting salary for a master’s level consultant in 2012 was $65,000. The median annual salary was $80,000.

What is Industrial-Organizational Psychology?

Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is the scientific study of the workplace. Rigor and methods of psychology are applied to issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work-life balance.

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Master in Counseling & Organizational Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Chicago Canada Vancouver + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Counseling & Organizational Psychology program combines the theories and skills of counseling psychology with organizational theory, design, and development to prepare graduates to provide counseling and intervention for individuals, couples, families, work groups, and organizations. [+]

MA in Counseling & Organizational Psychology

The Master of Arts in Counseling & Organizational Psychology program combines the theories and skills of counseling psychology with organizational theory, design, and development to prepare graduates to provide counseling and intervention for individuals, couples, families, work groups, and organizations. Upon graduation, you will be trained and qualified to be an entry-level counselor with skills in assessing and providing intervention:

In organizational settings on the level of the individual, in a selection, leadership development, executive coaching, career assessment, and counseling. On the workgroup level, in team assessment, team issue resolution, and team building. On the organizational level, in talent audits, needs analysis, strategic planning, and organizational design and development. ... [-]

Master in Organizational Psychology

University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP)
Online Part time 2 years July 2019 Mexico Puebla City

This Master teaches about human behavior with deep theoretical-practical content, allowing facing the psychological problems in a scientific an interdisciplinary fashion. [+]

Master in Organizational Psychology

This Master teaches about human behavior with deep theoretical-practical content, allowing facing the psychological problems in a scientific an interdisciplinary fashion. The program promotes the development of the necessary abilities to perform the professional activities of organizational psychology.

This program consists of five core courses and two dedicated to methodological foundations, which revise the theoretical and practical aspects of psychology. Eleven theoretical-practical courses on organizational orientation will promote the acquisition of consulting abilities, topping up with and two thesis seminars.

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Master's degree in psychology of work, organizations and human resources

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Online Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Spain Castellón de la Plana + 1 more

The goal is to prepare students in their classroom and distance learning, as competent professionals in psychology of work, organizations and human resources at the basic level (unsupervised). It combines professional and research orientation that allows access to doctoral studies. [+]

The goal is to prepare students in their classroom and distance learning, as competent professionals in psychology of work, organizations and human resources at the basic level (unsupervised). It combines professional and research orientation that allows access to doctoral studies.

In addition, they are participating practitioners and researchers from recognized national and international prestige. It has the involvement of leading companies from an orientation inspired by the scientific and professional approach (ENOP) and R2P (Research to Practice), which assumes that a good professional preparation involves the acquisition of professional and research skills.

Coordination: Isabel María Martínez Martínez and Susana Llorens Gumbau. Department of Psychology, Education, Social and Methodology. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Method: face / distance (October 2017 / September 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Master in Psychology: Work and Organizational Psychology (Specialization)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

The program offers courses that are grounded in both theory and practice, offering insight into the role of personality, social processes, leadership, and decision-making in organizations, and is taught by internationally renowned experts. [+]

The Master’s specialization ‘Work and Organizational Psychology’ focuses on human behavior in organizations and work situations. Some of the questions posed are: How can organizations attract competent and reliable employees? What role do organizational leaders play? How does one influence group and organizational processes? The program offers courses that are grounded in both theory and practice, offering insight into the role of personality, social processes, leadership, and decision-making in organizations, and is taught by internationally renowned experts.

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAM

In the first semester, students can choose five out of the following seven courses:

Consumer Behavior and Economic Decision Making (6 EC) Leadership and Organization (6 EC) Social Processes and Organizational Change (6 EC) Work and Health (6 EC) Advanced Structural Models (6 EC) Personality at Work (6 EC) Elective (6 EC) ... [-]

International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology

Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Netherlands Maastricht Spain Valencia Germany Lüneburg + 4 more

Which working conditions help prevent mental fatigue? What determines the effectiveness of a team? And how do you stimulate innovation? These are some of the topics that a Work and Organizational Psychologist studies. [+]

Which working conditions help prevent mental fatigue? What determines the effectiveness of a team? And how do you stimulate innovation? These are some of the topics that a Work and Organizational Psychologist studies. The International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology goes one step further and prepares you for a research career within or outside the walls of academia. Are you interested in both creation and valorisation of research outputs? Do you want to have a truly international study experience that takes you to three universities: Maastricht University (Netherlands), Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (Germany), and Universitat de València (Spain)? Then read more about the International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology.... [-]


Master in Organizational Psychology

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

The study program Organizational Psychology is designed to prepare a psychologist capable of applying current knowledge and methods in psychology, research, consultation and counseling skills based on sound scientific and ethical principles that will promote psychosocial well-being and organizational effectiveness within the context of economic and social change. Upon completion of the program, a student is qualified a Master in Social Sciences, specializing in Organizational Psychology. [+]

The study program Organizational Psychology is designed to prepare a psychologist capable of applying current knowledge and methods in psychology, research, consultation and counseling skills based on sound scientific and ethical principles that will promote psychosocial well-being and organizational effectiveness within the context of economic and social change.

Upon completion of the program, a student is qualified a Master in Social Sciences, specializing in Organizational Psychology.

Competencies acquired

Upon completion of the program the graduates will have acquired the following competencies:

Describe, critically evaluate and apply modern psychological theories explaining the behavior of an organization, person or group; Evaluate and analyze the psychological aspects and problems of functioning of organizations; Carry out research on the basis of modern scientific methodology, to interpret the results properly, be able to present them appropriately, and give recommendations; Consult organizations on leadership, personnel management, an organization of work, career counseling and promotion of psychological well-being of employees; Elaborate and improve psychological intervention programs (personnel education, health maintenance, and promotion, team formation, employees’ adaptation, and socialization, etc.), provide help in their implementation and be able to evaluate their effectiveness; Work following Labour Law regulations and principles of professional ethics; Work individually and in teams, exchange information and professional experience. Career opportunities ... [-]

MCom in Industrial Psychology (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study. [+]

The student should develop the intellectual and professional skills to provide evidence of the ability to independently produce scientific work at an acceptable level. This will require competence in the application of related research methodology, the ability to conduct and complete an approved research study, the oral and written competence to present results and findings, and the academic and personal maturity to critically reflect on all aspects of the study.

Admission requirements

An Honour's qualification in Industrial Psychology on NQF Level 7 or 8 with a minimum of 65% average. Statistical methods or analytical techniques must have been included in undergraduate curricula. Potential students must have passed a module in research methodology at Honours NQF Level 8. Related experience which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management will also be assessed. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process.... [-]


Social and Organizational Psychology

Instituto Piaget
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Almada

The course of Studies in Social Psychology and Organizations aims to make known and develop the fundamental concepts in human resource management and in social and organizational processes. [+]

CampusAlmada / LisboaCourse Objectives

The main objectives of the Master in Social Psychology and Organizations are:

To demonstrate and develop the fundamental concepts in the management of human resources and in social and organizational processes;To develop the complementary and instrumental knowledge that allow the performance of the activities of social psychologist and of the organizations in different contexts of intervention;Allow experience of the practice of social psychology and organizations in different contexts;Consolidate research-related skills through the design, development and execution of research projects.Professional outputs

Professional exercise of Psychology.

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Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention

Universidad Europea - Programas Online
Online 10 months October 2019 Spain Villaviciosa de Odón

Form yourself in a sector with a high demand for specialized professionals and certify yourself with the three specialties of Industrial Hygiene, Safety at Work and Ergonomics and Psychosociology. [+]

Form yourself in a sector with a high demand for specialized professionals and certify yourself with the three specialties of Industrial Hygiene, Safety at Work and Ergonomics and Psychosociology.

The Master's Degree in Occupational Risk Prevention trains you with the technical, organizational and management skills and enables you to effectively perform the functions as a Senior Technician in risk prevention at national and international level.

You will obtain the certifications of the specialties of Industrial Hygiene, Safety at Work and Ergonomics and Psychosociology applied to risk prevention and Occupational Medicine (only doctors).This master has an enabling character and you can work as a Prevention Technician.Official qualification accepted by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and internationally recognized.The faculty consists of active professionals from renowned companies and experts in the subjects they teach.Exclusive and topical content adapted to the requirements of the sector.You will have a wide variety of content, resources and tools for your learning with a dynamic, visual and very accessible format.Theoretical and practical training, following the learning by doing methodology of the European University, applied in a simple and flexible technological environment that allows you a total compatibility of your studies with your professional and personal life.You will have a personal mentor who will accompany you throughout the master's degree.We have the agreement and collaboration of the main companies in this sector such as Sacyr, Ferrovial, Acciona, among others.New Entrance student profile... [-]

MPS in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology

George Mason University Online
Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment USA Fairfax

HR and business pros learn the research, methodologies, and data analytics they need to systematically foster a culture of innovation — where each employee feels empowered and motivated to contribute new ideas, ignite change, and do their best work every day. [+]

George Mason’s online Master of Professional Studies in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology* delivers the research-back add methods and understanding of data and analytics HR professionals need to foster a culture of innovation — where each employee feels empowered and motivated to contribute new ideas, effect change, and do their best work every day.

You learn how to consistently hire candidates who are the right fit for the company, identify employees’ individual motivations, establish meaningful evaluations and reward systems, and improve training and performance programs.

You will:

Lead, plan, and execute organizational development initiatives based on research and analysis; Coordinate with subject matter experts to develop tests and assessments measuring job-relevant knowledge, skills, competencies and personal attributes; Design, develop, and conduct learning procedures and programs; Develop strategy and metrics to evaluate the impact of assessment initiatives; Lead medium and large-scale change initiatives that support the projects driving process, people, and/or technology transformation. Careers ... [-]

Master in Work, Organization and Personnel Psychology

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Italy Cesena

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) on Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology (WOP-P) is a 120 ECTS Master course supported by the European Commission through the Erasmus +: Erasmus Mundus Programme which provides a Postgraduate Diploma. [+]

The Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) on Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology (WOP-P) is a 120 ECTS Master course supported by the European Commission through the Erasmus +: Erasmus Mundus Programme which provides a Postgraduate Diploma. The objective is to contribute to the qualification of professionals and researchers in the discipline of Work, Organizational and Personnel Psychology, emphasizing a European approach and perspective.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme This degree programme combines courses taught in English with experience with the main employers in the field You will study in an international environment with students from all over the world You will be able to spend 6 months in a European or non-European university Your degree will be conferred and recognized by 4 European universities You will gain multidisciplinary knowledge and competencies that are increasingly important in the job market Admission requirements ... [-]

Master in Business Psychology

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Lithuania Vilnius

The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists for business organizations with deep psychological knowledge in marketing and human resource management, reasonable in economical and juridical basics of business development, able to implement their professional competencies for the efficiency of a business organization and for improvement of personal wellbeing. [+]

The purpose of the programme is to prepare high qualified psychologists for business organizations with deep psychological knowledge in marketing and human resource management, reasonable in economical and juridical basics of business development, able to implement their professional competencies for the efficiency of a business organization and for improvement of personal wellbeing.

Half of the program consists of business psychology and related fields subjects. The program provides leadership psychology, team building and management, innovation management psychology, business psychology, psychology of personnel, public relations and advertising psychology, business negotiations, career development psychology, labour law, etc. The other half of the program designated for scientific research and master's final work, professional training and internship. Each semester includes at least one subject, which helps to develop practical skills. It is the only psychology master programme in English in Lithuania and in Baltic states. The programme provides credits of psychology master's qualification defined in Regulations of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations.... [-]