General Practice

This specialization is designed for students interested in the practical application of I-O principles, skills, and knowledge to improve individual and organizational productivity in the workplace. Gain an understanding of the roles within organizations and teams and examine what elements are needed to build synergy among individuals and create a healthy workforce. Learn how to assess organizational issues, develop intervention plans, and evaluate the effectiveness of those interventions. With the General Practice specialization, you can develop the research and statistical skills needed to pursue careers in employee training and development, organizational development, organizational leadership and administration, human resource management, or I-O consulting.

The General Practice specialization prepares you enter the field as an I-O psychology practitioner in diverse roles and settings.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

The 11-week courses must be taken in the prescribed sequence below.
Course Code Course Credits
Course Code IPSY 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6200 Course Themes and Theories of I/O Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6480 Course Psychology of Organizational Behavior Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6214 Course Consulting for Organizational Change Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6755 Course Leadership and Leader Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6210 Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6706 Course Ethics and Standards of Industrial Organizational Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6754 Course Personnel Psychology in the Workplace Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6393 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

†Select PSYR 8752 and PSYR 8214 if you are interested in completing the in-person, blended format. Learn more about the blended course option.

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