M.Sc. Online

Psychology - Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Grand Canyon University

2 months
557 USD/credit 20052 USD/full
557 USD/credit 20052 USD/full
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The Master of Science in Psychology - Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at Grand Canyon University is preparing the next generation of IO psychology specialists. The curriculum is aligned with the standards and recommendations of the American Psychological Association (APA).


Key facts

The success of any organization is reliant upon the knowledge and skills of its employees. To further the long-term objectives of the company, it’s essential that employees have a desirable blend of soft skills.

These should include conflict resolution, communication and interpersonal management skills. With their advanced knowledge of human behavior and motivations, industrial and organizational (IO) psychologists are able to improve organizational efficiency and operations.

The Master of Science in Psychology - Industrial and Organizational Psychology program at Grand Canyon University provides students with a thorough grounding in scientific principles, research methods and consulting techniques.

IO psychology students learn to produce usable data and apply their findings to enhance the workplace environment and optimize productivity and efficiency.


IO psychology Master of Science graduates have expertise that is in demand by private corporations, government agencies, universities and research facilities. IO psychology specialists are also in demand by employers who recognize the value of effective management systems and interpersonal skills for long-term profitability. 

Community organizations, health care providers and nonprofit entities are other possible employers who may utilize the expertise of an IO psychology specialist. Some of the common responsibilities of an IO psychology specialist may include:

  • Identifying employee training and development needs
  • Designing and implementing training programs, and evaluating program effectiveness
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to employees
  • Consulting on the optimization of work-life balance and quality of work life
  • Conducting leadership training for management personnel

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Studies in the Liberal Arts 
  • Contemporary and Ethical Issues in Psychology 
  • Social and Cultural Psychology 
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology 
  • Organizational Behavior and Development 
  • Graduate Statistics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20052 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 557 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    20052 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 557 USD per credit during 2 months.


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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