Help organizations see beyond the bottom line.
Our Industrial and Organizational Master’s produces socially responsible leaders who use the core principles of Industrial and Organizational (I/O) psychology to reshape organizations and establish psychologically healthy working environments.
- Each course emphasizes social justice, inclusiveness and socially responsible practices.
- Each student develops a Social Responsibility Action Plan addressing a real-world organizational problem.
- 100-hour practicum internship
- Learn among a cohort of students throughout your program at Adler to enhance in-depth discussions and networking opportunities
Organizations of all types are increasingly focused on management policies that are designed for sustainable, long-term success. With this in mind, our unique program prepares students to become agents of change in organizations and advocates of healthy more working environments.
This online program recreates the same immersive, academic environment as our campuses. Faculty have direct experience in the I/O field, guiding students through rigorous online coursework that includes case studies, virtual events and collaboration with classmates from around the globe.
Data Science Concentration
Learn to utilize data to investigate and analyze trends that help organizations to make informed and socially responsible decisions. Course content includes key concepts of data collection, mining, and analysis as well as exploration of the data science lifecycle. You will also learn how to navigate through several major data analytics platforms and receive guidance on data science certification options.
Human Resources Management (HRM) Concentration
Explore academic theory and best-practice solutions for HRM across a broad range of industries. This concentration equips you to take a leading role in developing and implementing processes, programs and policies that foster a more socially just workplace, including labor relations strategies, recruitment and selection practices, and diversity and inclusion strategies. Additionally, graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue certification with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Training and Development Concentration
Coursework in this concentration equips you to conduct a holistic assessment of an organization’s training and development program and identify areas of opportunity. You will learn to design and implement training programs to ensure equitable talent development pathways to support employee growth and organizational effectiveness.
Adler University’s Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is delivered completely online. It covers thirteen courses over a period of two years, with regular breaks. For the final project, each student will develop an organizational Social Responsibility Action Plan that addresses a real-world, organizational challenge.
- Talent Management
- Consulting Skills
- Talent Selection and Recruitment
- Consumer and Employee Attitudes
- Executive Coaching
Get a complete list of courses and a more detailed degree plan: CONTACT ADMISSIONS