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Banner Code: LA-MPS-AIOP

Degree Requirements

Total credits: 30

Note: As of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) for consideration as a new degree program. The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted. Check the school/department website for current program status.

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Fundamentals of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

PSYC 636Survey of Industrial Psychology3
PSYC 639Survey of Organizational Processes3
PSYC 616Employee Selection3
Total Credits9

Principles of Research and Data Analysis in Psychology

PSYC 603Psychological Research Methods3
PSYC 601Applied Data Analysis in Psychology I3
PSYC 602Applied Data Analysis in Psychology II3
Total Credits9

Application of Evidenced-Based Principles in Psychology

Complete two semesters (6 credits) of the following course:6
Psychology Practicum
Total Credits6


Select two courses from the following:6
Applied Leadership and Teamwork
Motivation and Well-Being
Organizational Change and Development
Performance Management
Benefits and Compensation
Workplace Training
Total Credits6