Industrial Organizational Minor
What is I/O Psychology?
Industrial & Organizational psychology is the scientific study of working and the application of that science to workplace issues facing individuals, teams, and organizations. The scientific method is applied to investigate issues of critical relevance to individuals, businesses, and society.
Career Options for I/O Psychology Students
Industrial/organizational psychologists are active in offering professional services, through the scientist/practitioner model, in settings that involve human resource management. They work in both private and non-profit sectors as well as in government agencies. Many offer service as professional consultants, managers, or evaluators.
Other industrial/organizational psychologists are employed in the public policy field, designing and promoting public and private sector businesses and programs that address the psychological concerns of the work setting today. Industrial/organizational psychologists are employed in such fields as corporate industry, educational and research organizations, and health and human services. Masters and doctoral programs in industrial/ organizational psychology encourage training at the bachelors level.