Learn the application of psychological science to enhance the performance and well-being of people in organizations.
Through this graduate program, you'll be prepared to develop assessments of people for job selection and placement, develop effective training programs, learn strategies for organizational development, measure performance and discover ways to promote the quality of work-life balance. You'll receive a strong core foundation in industrial and organizational psychology, as well as statistics and research methods.
Missouri S&T's master of science in industrial-organizational psychology was ranked a best online psychology master's degree by Forbes Advisor.
Thesis and non-thesis options available. The industrial-organizational psychology degree program has removed a required course (5602) changing the required overall credit hours of coursework to 37 instead of 40.
Applicants should expect to start the program in the fall; however, exceptions may be made for special circumstances where a student may start in a spring semester. We have both an early decision and standard decision process. Please refer to the timeline below for details.
Your Pathway to a Graduate Degree
Start earning college credit toward a graduate degree. The GRE is not required to enter a certificate program, and credit earned may be applied toward your master’s degree.*
*restrictions may apply
Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply. Check with the academic department for program specific details and requirements. Learn more about the certificate to master's program.