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Taking Psychology to the Workplace

Do you want to do more with your interest and background in Psychology?

The M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of New Haven offers an exciting, applied degree focused on the application of psychological principles to the workplace. 

Interactive course study with I-O psychologists from private and public sector organizations and consulting firms create ample opportunities for engaging internships and research.  

A strong foundation for a successful career is offered through

  • Flexible course scheduling and curriculum design
  • Use of the Scientist-Practitioner Model
  • Internship and Practicum program options

Our graduates work in a variety of organizational settings on

  • organization change and development,
  • talent management,
  • leadership development,
  • conflict management,
  • team dynamics,
  • strategic human resource management, among others. 

An active alumni network and alliances with professionals in the field contribute to the strong outcomes attained by our graduates.  A sampling of job titles and employing organizations of recent graduates is below:

Coca-Cola Refreshments   HR Business Partner 
Hartford HealthCare   Director of Talent Acquisition
  Kenexa BrassRing Senior Consultant  
Amazon   MBA Recruiting Coordinator
GE Corporate   Leader, Executive Development
NASA   Human Resources Specialist
Montclair State University   Director,Learning & Development   
EXPRESS   Organization Development Specialist  

Select from three distinct program concentrations:
  1. Industrial-Human Resources Psychology
  2. Organization Development and Consultation
  3. The Psychology of Conflict Management
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