M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology)

Saint Mary's University

24 months
14596 CAD/year
6591 CAD/year
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The MSc in Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) at Saint Mary's University offers excellent training in a vibrant research-active atmosphere, with a scientist-practitioner approach to the scientific study of human behavior in organizations and the workplace.


Industrial/Organizational Psychology focuses on deriving principles of individual, group and organizational behavior and applying this knowledge to solving problems at work. Graduates leave equipped with the skills for either applied work in organizations or for further PhD-level studies in I/O psychology. 

Our exceptional and well-recognized faculty offer courses in Industrial Psychology, Organizational Psychology, and the latest developments in psychological methods. Our students apply their learning during a paid internship in the field, and through teaching and research assistantships. Students also conduct and defend their own original research through their Master’s thesis.

The MSc in Applied Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) is delivered by Saint Mary's University.

The Benefits of Doing an MSc in Applied Psychology (I/O Psychology) at Saint Mary's

  • Learn to help organizations recruit, select, and manage the performance of employees
  • Learn to deal with critical organizational issues such as leadership, workplace fairness (including gender issues), workplace conflict, work motivation and occupational health.
  • Develop and apply organizationally relevant research skills including state-of-the art quantitative analysis
  • Obtain valuable, paid internship experience
  • Join a network of successful alumni who are working in the field
  • Work with the largest concentration of I/O faculty members in Canada and connect with the CN Centre for Occupational Health & Safety.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Mind and Brain
  • Group Dynamics and Intergroup Behaviour
  • Gender Roles
  • Psychology and Law
  • Psychology of Leadership
  • Forensic Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Psychology (or equivalent)
  • An online application form plus the $110 processing fee (non-refundable)
  • A supplemental form (if required by program)
  • Official proof of English language proficiency (if required)
  • Recommendation Forms
  • Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended

Tuition Fee

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    14596 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14596 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6591 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6591 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
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