Master Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology




1 year
Following the curricular sequence

The Industrial Organizational Psychology Program will train the student in the study of human behavior in the work environment from a scientific perspective and focused on research. Also, the student will develop theoretical knowledge and skills for critical and analytical thinking that promote reinvention strategy for greater profitability in the workplace.

Master’s Degree     School of Psychology      Online Education

Outstanding Courses

  • Human Behavior in the Social and Multicultural Environment
  • Biological bases of behavior
  • Topics in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Cognitive-Affective Bases of Behavior
  • Advanced Seminar in Organizational Psychology
  • Ethics, Values and Professional Issues in Psychology
  • Psychological Testing and Measurement
  • Advanced Seminar in Organizational Psychology
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Professional Consulting Seminar

Available only in South Florida US

*The Master’s Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology program is not available to students located in Puerto Rico. This program is designed for students who will not practice the Psychology profession, who will not present themselves to the public with the title of Psychologist and who are not interested in taking the Puerto Rico Psychologists’ licensing examination or other licensing examinations. Upon completing the degree requirements, students enrolled in this program will not be able to practice the profession of Psychology, will not be able to present himself to the public with the title of Psychologist and will not be able to apply to take the Puerto Rico Psychologists’ licensing examination or other licensing examinations. Students enrolled in this program at the NUC University-South Florida Campus who would like to transfer to another NUC University campus where the program is only available via residential or hybrid delivery methods will not be able to transfer more than 30 percent of the credits completed in the online modality.

Possible Employment Opportunities

After completing the program, graduates may work in the areas of staff psychology, organizational development and leadership, human resources, human resources research, employee relations, training and development, coaching and development, leadership development, evaluation and assessment, and testing, among others.

**These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this online MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology degree program. NUC University cannot guarantee its graduates any particular job. Some positions may require licensure or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire.


Program Competencies

Graduates of this program will be able to:
  • Apply scientific, theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge on the psychological foundations that are innovative in the field of organizational industrial psychology and generate concepts and actions of social impact.
  • Logically and critically examine the information and procedures related to their professional field in managing complex situations for decision making and problem solving, from the perspective of organizational industrial psychology.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills and abilities by expressing ideas assertively and effectively, in oral and written communication, while performing their duties as a specialist in human behavior in industries and organizations.
  • Integrate technological and computer media as learning tools for the development of innovative projects that are conducive to the models, ethics, regulations, and policies that emerge from the professional practice of psychology.
  • Demonstrate individual and collaborative work skills, guided by a high sense of responsibility, moral and ethical judgment and in compliance with the law, while promoting inclusion, well-being and empathy in the exercise of their profession in the field of industrial psychology organizational.
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