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Applied Industrial Organizational Psychology

24 months
770 USD/credit 14630 USD/year
770 USD/credit 14630 USD/year
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We offer a master degree in Applied Industrial Organizational Psychology at the Colorado State University. Learn how to use research and measurement skills to solve practical workplace issues and to apply the principles of psychology to human resources and leadership challenges within an organization. 


This Applied Industrial Organizational Psychology at the Colorado State University is practitioner-oriented, providing practical knowledge and skills focusing on research and consulting. Industrial/organizational psychology master's programs are considered terminal degrees in this field.


Employers are increasingly recognizing the need to efficiently hire and retain employees, create productive work environments, and make their organization a place people want to work. As a result, the industry's demand for industrial/organizational psychologists is expected to grow 19% by 2024. Positions in this field are not only plentiful, they are also well-paid, ensuring your investment is worth it. Organizations need I/O psychology graduates to fill positions in:

  • Human resources and personnel selection
  • Compensation, benefits, and job analysis
  • Training and training evaluation
  • Organizational development
  • Succession planning and leadership development
  • Instructional coordination
  • Research and academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Industrial Psychology
  • Applied Psychological Research Methods
  • Applied Psychological Research Design
  • Competency Modeling and Criterion Development
  •  Seminar: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


38 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • A 3.0 GPA on all undergraduate coursework
  • A grade of B or higher for an undergraduate course in industrial psychology, organizational psychology, human resource management (business), or organizational behavior (business)
  • A grade of B or higher for an undergraduate course in statistics
  • GRE scores required (This requirement is for all applicants and can be arranged for remote testing through the Educational Testing Service, even during the pandemic)
  • GRE Psychology Subject Test scores (The Educational Testing Service is not offering subjects tests at this time).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 USD per credit during 24 months.


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