Become Equipped to Help Organizations Flourish with the Master’s in Organizational Psychology

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A Bureau of Labor Statistics report reveals that “industrial-organizational psychologist” is one of the fastest-growing occupations in America. This growing field of organizational psychology, sometimes referred to as industrial-organizational psychology or the study of workplace environment, calls for individuals prepared to help organizations and businesses flourish.

With Azusa Pacific’s Master’s in Organizational Psychology, prepare to meet this need as you become equipped to support organizations and their employees. Through the program, you’ll learn to:

  • Diagnose organizational health
  • Develop and implement change initiatives
  • Administer and create job satisfaction surveys
  • Increase employee morale and expand retention strategies
  • Advance performance management programs
  • Generate and direct effective succession plans
  • Hire, train, and develop talent
  • Advise, coach, and build successful teams.

Complete the MS in Organizational Psychology program in a little over a year, quickly elevating your earning potential and distinguishing yourself as a qualified and confident practitioner-scholar in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing fields.

Learn from Experienced Faculty Who Integrate Values

Faculty bring firsthand experience and relevant case studies based on their work with a variety of organizations. Throughout the program, they integrate Christian values and beliefs, and an ethical approach to organizational psychology, preparing graduates to champion and endorse people, care, and wellness within organizations.

Fast Company Recognizes APU Faculty
Five APU faculty members within the Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology received an honorable mention in Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards for their innovative approach in using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® to help students learn to build organizational systems.

Relevant, Experiential Learning

Experiential learning opportunities are integrated throughout the program, allowing you to immediately apply knowledge. Gain a deeper understanding of design-thinking, use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® to understand organizational change structures, and gain firsthand experience working with companies.

Related Program

APU also offers a Master of Arts in Leadership for individuals seeking to become more effective leaders. Compare these two programs.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.