Nov 15, 2018  
2013-14 University Bulletin 
    
2013-14 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration, Human Resource Management Certificate, M.A.


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NY State Program Code: 04161
HEGIS Code: 2001.00
CIP Code: 42.0101

The Gordon F. Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies, in conjunction with the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, provides a specialization in industrial/organizational psychology that leads to a master’s degree in psychology and a certificate in human resource management.

This combination of a degree in General Psychology with a certificate in Human Resource Management prepares students for work in areas such as personnel selection, management/employee relations, and performance appraisal.

The Industrial/Organizational concentration prepares students to work in corporations, non-profit organizations and other business settings. Our graduates apply concepts and skills learned through the combined program that enable businesses to increase productivity and enhance organizational performance.

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Courses are 3 credits unless noted otherwise.

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*Statistics must be taken prior to Research Methods

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* If waived, students must take either Persuasive Communications and Negotiation BUS 689  or Management Styles and Team Building MGT 791 .

Admission Requirements


Students are admitted to the M.A. in General Psychology on a rolling admission basis. Students may start in the fall, spring, or summer. Admission requirements for the M.A. in General Psychology program include: a minimum 3.0 GPA, two letters of recommendation; a personal essay; transcripts from all previously attended schools; a listing of grades in all undergraduate and graduate psychology courses; prerequisite courses (or equivalents): General Psychology and one additional psychology course; general GRE scores recommended (not required)

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