Online Master’s in Industrial & Organizational Psychology

Touro University Worldwide’s online graduate program in Industrial & Organizational Psychology applies psychological science to help people in organizations function more effectively.

Online Graduate Program in I/O Psychology 

The success of any organization depends on people communicating and collaborating effectively to produce quality products and/or deliver first-class service. TUW’s online Master of Arts (MA) in Industrial Organizational Psychology (I/O Psychology) degree prepares professionals to critically evaluate organizational success and to enter this specialized field. 

Graduate students expand their perspectives by engaging with scholar-practitioner faculty who possess terminal degrees and real-world experience. Furthermore, our program is specifically designed to provide a strong support system for online student success. 

By studying behavioral science, assessment, and data analysis, students learn how to help organizations of all sectors—academia, consulting, government, healthcare, and private industry—understand the link between engaged, productive employees and profitability. In addition, the organizational psychology curriculum builds the crucial skills needed for assessing and overcoming workplace issues such as low morale, low productivity, workforce planning, ineffective processes, leadership development, and a lack of teamwork. 

Career Outlook in I/O Psychology

Overall, this career-advancing master’s degree is consistent with the values and guidelines of the Societies of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Consulting Psychology. The field of I/O Psychology is expecting an 8% job market growth rate in the coming years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median national salary for I/O psychology professionals is $92,880. 

Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.

What makes this MA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology program different?

  • 100% online Master’s degree specializing in I/O Psychology
  • Finish in one year*
  • No GRE required
  • Affordable tuition from a nonprofit accredited University
  • No residency required
  • No GRE required
  • 6 starts throughout the year with an accelerated admissions process
  • Courses taught in 8-week sessions

*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.

Industrial & Organizational Concentrations

Touro University Worldwide’s online Master’s in Industrial & Organizational Psychology program has three specialized concentrations, allowing students to select the option that best fits their chosen career path. 

  • Coaching and Consulting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Occupational Health Psychology

To learn more about the program’s concentrations, view the MA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology curriculum.

Affordable Master’s Degree Tuition

TUW’s tuition for the online Master’s in Industrial & Organizational Psychology program is $500 per semester credit. A range of tuition assistance programs is available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and student loans.

Many employers offer tuition assistance programs, so speak with your human resource representative to find out if additional financial support is available to you. TUW tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.

Learn more about TUW tuition and fees.

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Program Requirements

The Industrial & Organizational Psychology graduate program consists of 12 online classes, or 36 semester credits, including nine core courses and three courses from your chosen concentration.

The final capstone course is focused on an organizational or career-related situation that is relevant to you.

Students can choose from the following degree concentrations:

  • Coaching and Consulting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Occupational Health Psychology

Admission Requirements

Prospective I/O Psychology students seeking to attend Touro University Worldwide must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Transfer student from another college/university’s graduate program in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75).

Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled:

  1. Submit an application.
  2. As a non-profit organization committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.
  3. Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the United States must have their transcripts translated and evaluated. (See Foreign Credit for additional information.) Students are required to complete step 3 by the end of their first term of enrollment.

As a non-profit institution committed to serving the underserved, Touro University Worldwide has waived the $60 application fee for all prospective students.


Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

For more information on WSCUC, visit or write WSCUC at 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501.

Lead Organizational Change With a Master’s in I/O Psychology

Touro University Worldwide’s online Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology degree  provides the skills and knowledge to join this in-demand field. Learn more about our career-focused graduate program in I/O psychology.