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MS in Industrial and Organizational (I-O) Psychology

Learn how to apply the latest theory and principles in industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology to create stronger organizations and improve employee performance in one of the first I-O master’s programs offered online. Walden’s 45-credit master’s program is designed to reflect the professional guidelines set forth by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and can prepare you to advance your career and drive organizational change as a consultant, corporate trainer, human resource manager, or researcher.

With 40 credits applicable toward Walden’s PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, this program also allows you to earn your doctoral degree more quickly and affordably.

Receive a 10% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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  • Consulting Psychology
  • General Practice
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership Development and Coaching
  • Self-Designed

As a graduate of Walden's MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program, your career options may include:*

  • Consultant
  • Employee development consultant or trainer
  • I-O Practitioner
  • Organizational consultant
  • Human resources manager or consultant
  • Researcher

For assistance deciding which specialization fits your goals, call an enrollment advisor at:


*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this program.

Note on Licensure
The MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.

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