Master of Arts in Applied Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology Online Degree Program

Master of Arts in Applied Psychology -Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Build Effective Business Communities through the M.A. in Applied Psychology – Industrial Organizational Psychology Online Program

Liberty University’s 100% online Masters in Applied Psychology will equip you for a career where understanding the intricacies of human behavior, and research is essential. The online Masters in Applied Psychology degree program will build upon your passion for helping people, your knowledge of behavior and psychological analysis, and developmental and organizational psychology in domestic and international settings. In-depth study of the human mind applies to many industries, including business, research science, ministry, and education because understanding how people learn and grow is important for creating products and services that meet human needs.

A study in psychology is marketable and practical in many different businesses and organization, and our online Masters in Applied Psychology degree is a fascinating way to learn how to become that marketable employee who can help people grow and change for the better. If you have the heart for serving others, want to use a keen insight of the human mind to solve business problems, or want to develop your human services career, this program is for you!


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Masters in Applied Psychology – Industrial Organization Psychology Program?

Liberty University offers the Masters in Applied Psychology completely online with each course taught from a Christian worldview. Our goal is to provide you with advanced training in the study of psychology by understanding and improving human social performance and mental health. Through Liberty University’s online Master's Degree in Applied Psychology, you will be equipped with the written and verbal skills you need to make you successful in your future career helping people or conducting psychology research.  Each course seeks to connect psychological understandings with a biblical worldview. You will learn about lifespan development and industrial organization within an integrated approach by applying these concepts in real-world settings through application-based assignments and projects. The online Masters in Applied Psychology will prepare you for many human services and psychology research roles, such as program development evaluators, government social services agents, industrial psychologists, and service coordinators.

In the Industrial Organizational Psychology concentration, you will study how to apply knowledge of psychology to understand human thinking and behavior in organizations so that you can help establish better work conditions and structural cohesion in the workplace. The talent acquisition, interpersonal communication, and professional development training you will receive in the Industrial Organizational Psychology area of study will help you develop the employee and management structure of a business or organization to enhance productivity, profitability, and happiness in corporate business, non-profits, and ministry.


What Will You Learn in the Online Masters in Applied Psychology – Industrial Organizational Psychology?

The core content of our online Masters in Applied Psychology degree provides a foundation for advanced academic research and statistical analysis that will help you engage with academic scholarship and become a valued researcher. Throughout our online Masters in Applied Psychology degree program, you will study advanced concepts in social psychology, the psychology of thought, and how these studies integrate into a Christian worldview.

The Industrial Organizational Psychology area of study for our online Masters in Applied Psychology will train you to apply the core concepts of human thought and development to the study of behavior in workplace environments, leadership skills and techniques, personnel management, and other psychological applications for business. The Industrial Organizational Psychology cognate will help you become an expert in assessing, addressing, and approving changes in organizational structure, developing stronger leadership, as well as being able to nurture employee talent.

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Program Highlights for the Online Master of Arts in Applied Psychology

  • By earning your online Masters in Applied Psychology degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • You can complete our online Masters in Applied Psychology degree in under two years.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Master of Arts in Applied Psychology Online Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may transfer to Liberty if approved and available.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

M.A. in Applied Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options for Graduates of the Online Masters in Applied Psychology

  • Hiring Manager
  • Employment Counselor
  • Social Service Manager
  • Human Resource Analyst
     

Students who graduate with a degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology will have a flexible, advanced degree that will prepare them for medical and psychology research, hands-on business mental health support roles, and many human resources and mental health support roles in business.