Certificate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Study methods to improve the work lives of employees and increase business performance.

Industrial and organizational psychology is a recognized specialty of professional psychology and deals with human behavior relating to work—psychologists in this field of study partner with workplaces to improve performance, motivation, job satisfaction, and the overall health and well-being of employees. Whether you’re at the start of your career as a psychologist or looking to further expand your training, consider this certificate from Park University.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Industrial and Organizational Psychology Certificate program, you can take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus or at one of over 40 campus centers nationwide. You may also take courses online.

This certificate requires a minimum of 15 completed credit hours. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

 

  • Parkville, MO
  • Online

CERTIFICATE – 15 HOURS, 2.5 GPA

PS/SO 300 Research methods ……………………………….. 3 cr.

PS 302 Test and Measurements ………………………… 3 cr.

PS/SO 307 Statistics for Social Sciences …………………… 3 cr.

PS 424 Industrial & Organizational Psychology ….. 3 cr.

Electives ………………………………………………………………….. 3 cr.

PS 406 Experimental Psychology recommended

TOTAL ……………………………………………. 15 cr.

Students in the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Certificate program develop skills to maximize workplace satisfaction.

Industrial and organizational psychology students learn to take basic principles of psychology and apply them to the work environment, using research and statistical data gathering techniques to improve the health, wellness and job satisfaction of employees while increasing productivity and motivation for better business outcomes.

Careers

Our programs will put you on a path toward careers in:

  • Human Resources
  • Employee Training
  • Occupational Health
  • Organizational Development
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Program Highlights

When you pursue our Industrial and Organizational Psychology Certificate, you’ll learn the skills you need via introductory and in-depth courses. Industrial and organizational psychology courses examine principles of research, testing, personnel decision-making, teamwork, occupational health, motivation and more.

Faculty

At Park University, our expert faculty members are highly qualified in this specialized field of psychology and committed to your professional development.


 

Dr. Andrew Johnson

Professor of Psychology
ajohnson@park.edu

Dr. Cynthia Cerrentano

Associate Professor of Psychology in Industrial/OrganizationalPsychology and Sociology
cynthia.cerrentano@park.edu

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.