Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology Program (MA) Blended and Online Only Options
In today’s volatile business environment, organizational development practitioners must be able to maximize the effectiveness of their leaders and organizations. Effective team dynamics, change strategies, and leadership competencies are essential to nurturing and maximizing human performance at work.
This program prepares you to develop a career in organizational development, change management, consulting, and human resources. This accelerated 12-month program offers students the flexibility to pursue a Master's degree while maintaining their career. Both blended (with weekends in residence) and online only options are available.
This program is built on multidisciplinary concepts drawn from the psychology of human behavior and organizational behavior and development. With emphasis on the human side of organizations, the curriculum integrates theories of individual, group, and systems behavior with workplace case studies, applied projects, and research. Graduates will be equipped to effectively assess and implement organizational change in the context of uncertainty.
The Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology (MAOP) equips graduates to provide effective leadership for desired change while considering the needs and perspectives of relevant stakeholders. Our graduates work within organizations and as independent consultants. They apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace in the interest of improving productivity and the quality of work life. Many graduates work in leadership development, teambuilding, strategic planning, and organizational effectiveness roles; and graduates pursue roles in human resources, helping organizations with talent management, training and development.