M.S. in Psychology – Industrial-Organizational Psychology

School of Psychology & Counseling

SACSCOC Accredited

No GRE Required

86% graduate students receive financial aid

Make the Workplace Better, Stronger

More than a third of the average work day is spent ... working. Are you called to improving workplace culture, group dynamics and employee performance? The Master of Science in General Psychology with a concentration in Industrial-Organizational Psychology presents a scientific approach to the study of human behavior in the workplace. This specialized discipline will expand your understanding of employee conduct and attitudes and equip you to make a positive difference on productivity, hiring, morale and more.

Learn Techniques that Work

Explore proven methods for improving office climate, employee motivation and individual and group performance.

Be a Catalyst for Better Retention

Learn performance management principles that boost productivity, and increase employee satisfaction and retention rates.

Empower Your Career

This in demand degree offers training in both psychology and business and is a gateway to multiple career opportunities in the business world, private sector, government, nonprofit organizations, and even church or ministry-based settings.

Presented from a Christian worldview, this online concentration can also prepare you for future doctoral studies in the field of psychology, has no thesis requirement and is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

Nonlicensure Degree


Online

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 39+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Through this master's in psychology - industrial/organizational degree you will:

  • Apply psychological principles and techniques to workplace challenges and opportunities.
  • Learn how to help organizations deal with increasing workplace diversity effectively.
  • Gain skills in employee evaluation and development to enable professional and organizational growth.

Career Opportunities

  • Industrial Psychologist
  • Organizational Psychologist
  • Marketing Psychologist
  • Researcher

19% Projected Employment Growth in Psychology, with Master's, through 2024 - Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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2019-2020 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 9

Monday, August 26

Session M

Friday, September 13

Monday, September 23

Session B

Friday, October 18

Monday, October 28

Session C

Friday, January 3

Monday, January 13

Session T

Friday, January 31

Monday, February 10

Session D

Friday, March 6

Monday, March 16

Session E

Friday, May 1

Monday, May 11

Session F

Friday, June 12

Monday, June 22

Prerequisites:

Master's applicants must:

  • Hold a B.A. or B.S. from a regionally accredited college or university. Desirable degrees include those in counseling, psychology or related human behavioral fields. Other degree fields will also be considered.
  • Have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA for all undergraduate coursework (3.0 preferred).

Application Process:

The Admissions Committee may require a brief Admissions Interview on a case-by-case basis. Interviews are conducted over the phone or Skype with one of our Admissions staff and/or SPC faculty members and typically take 20 minutes.

Step 1: Application
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Step 2: Application Fee
Pay the nonrefundable $50 application fee online during the application process via our Miscellaneous Payments Form, or by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Step 3: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*
We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to transcripts@regent.edu using the subject line: SPC Master's Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.

International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.

*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University's Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor's degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

Step 4: Complete an Academic Background Questionnaire

Step 5: Resume
Submit a professional resume or curriculum vitae to include three references with contact information. References should be able to address questions related to character, as well as your interpersonal and relational skills. Please email to the Admissions Office at apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SPC Master's Application Pieces.

Step 6: Government-Issued ID
To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Simply scan and upload a copy of your driver's license, high school ID, passport, permanent resident card or official government ID card, using our secure and convenient online tool. If you would prefer to take a picture of your government-issued ID and email that to our office, please attach your ID and email to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4498 or email psycounadmissions@regent.edu, should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

2018-19 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.S. in General Psychology

$650 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.S. in General Psychology

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

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M.S. in Psychology – Industrial-Organizational Psychology