M.A. On Campus

Psychology (Industrial-Organizational Psychology)

California State University Sacramento

12 months
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The Master of Arts program in Psychology (Industrial-Organizational Psychology) offered by the California State University Sacramento is designed to provide specialized education in the field of psychology.


With a MA in Psychology (Industrial-Organizational Psychology) obtained at the California State University Sacramento, one can qualify for positions similar to those associated with a BA, though at a higher level of responsibility. 


  • Advisors play an active role in the planning process, and students are strongly encouraged to consult with faculty on a continual and intensive basis as soon as they begin their studies in the program. 
  • MA students can prepare for doctoral study in any area of Psychology or specialize in areas such as Applied Behavior Analysis or Industrial-Organizational Psychology. The Graduate Brochure contains the department application procedures, including GRE requirements and the departmental application form.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Methods in Empirical Psychology
  • Survey of Contemporary Statistical Methods in Psychological Research
  • Advanced Topics in Statistical Methods for Psychological Research
  • Measurement Methods for Psychological Research and Practice
  • Tests and Measurement
  • Training & Employee Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 SCH
  • 31-33


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a completed application form;
  • one set of unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, including Sacramento State transcripts;
  • unofficial copies of the General GRE scores;
  • three letters of recommendation, from individuals who can evaluate the applicant's potential for successful graduate study. At least two letters from faculty are preferred.  
  • additional materials, as required by each specific option (General MA, ABA and I/O).

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Sacramento

1190 - 1765 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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