Graduate Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Description and Outcomes
The Graduate Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology is designed for working professionals who seek to broaden their knowledge and apply the principles of industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology in business and organizational settings. The program offers a rigorous exploration of the theories, methods, and practice of I/O psychology. Specifically, you will explore workplace motivation and attitudes, employee training, evaluation and leadership, organizational behavior, and human resource management.
Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate program may be transferable to certain Kaplan University degree programs.
The Graduate Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology program consists of a minimum of 30 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate.
- Apply contemporary theories and information technologies to real-world situations, and engage in research in the focal area(s) of the science of psychology.
- Analyze and apply theoretical and conceptual foundations of psychology to arrive at appropriate professional practice strategies.
- Evaluate ethical, legal, individual, and sociocultural implications of decisions within the field of psychology.
You must meet the below admissions requirements in addition to Kaplan University's general requirements.
Prior to enrollment, you must submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. By the end of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. Refer to the First-Term Responsibilities section for additional information.
If you enroll in a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences certificate program, you will have all course-level prerequisites waived.
You are responsible for participating in locating, selecting, and obtaining an agreement with an appropriate site that best fits your location preferences and meets program requirements. You are required to speak with the Clinical Placement Team to determine your exact responsibilities and process for site selection.
|PS540||Industrial/Organizational Theory and Development||5|
|PS541||Organizational Management and Behavior||5|
|PS542||Workplace Motivation and Attitudes||5|
|PS543||Organizational Leadership - Management, Training, and Evaluation||5|
|PS544||Human Resources Management||5|
|PS545||Industrial/Organizational Field Placement||5|
|Total Core Requirements||30|