Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Learners enrolled in the University of Phoenix Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology degree program have the opportunity to learn about organizational development and other issues related to industrial and organizational psychology. Learn more about the University of Phoenix Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology program here.
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Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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Applicants to the University of Phoenix Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology program should have already earned a bachelor's degree. Applicants may have a background working in industrial or organization psychology, though this experience is not required. They should be interested in optimizing work environments and helping workers.
The University of Phoenix Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology degree program is designed for learners who would like to find out more about the structure of organizational and industrial settings, such as businesses and manufacturing enterprises. While earning their Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, learners will also earn a master's degree and complete a master's project. This program includes residencies, a comprehensive exam, and a dissertation requirement.
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Online, plus brief residencies in select cities throughout the duration of the program. Please contact a University Enrollment Advisor for details.
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Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.
Required Courses for a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial / Organizational Psychology:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- PSYCH 700: Introduction to I/O (3 credits)
- PSYCH 701: History and Systems of Psychology (3 credits)
- PSYCH 702: Social Psychology (3 credits)
- PSYCH 703: Personality Theories (3 credits)
- ORG 714: Organizational Theory and Design (3 credits)
- PSYCH 704: Current and Future Topics (3 credits)
- RES 731: Research Methods and Statistics in I/O I (3 credits)
- RES 732: Research Methods and Statistics in I/O II (3 credits)
- RES 733: Criterion Development, Performance Evaluation, and Appraisal (3 credits)
- PSYCH 705: Personnel Psychology (3 credits)
- RES 741: Testing and Measurement (3 credits)
- PSYCH 706: Human Performance, Assessment, and Feedback (3 credits)
- ORG 730: Organization Development (3 credits)
- PSYCH 707: Leadership and Management Theory (3 credits)
- PSYCH 708: Work Motivation and Job Attitudes (3 credits)
- PSYCH 709: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Contexts of I-O Psychology (3 credits)
- PSYCH 710: Master's Project (1 credit)
- PSYCH 720R: Dissertation Process (3 credits)
- RES 750: Approaches to Research: Quantitative/Qualitative I (3 credits)
- RES 751: Approaches to Research: Quantitative/Qualitative II (3 credits)
- RES 752: Research Constructs and Design (3 credits)
- PSYCH 740: Judgment and Decision Making (3 credits)
- PSYCH 750: Consulting and Business Skills (3 credits)
- RES 760: Measurement of Constructs (3 credits)
- PSYCH 760R: Consulting Processes in I/O (3 credits)
- DOC 735: Research Proposal (3 credits)
- RES 765: Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)
- PSYCH 770: Attitude Theory Measurement and Change (3 credits)
- 3 Credit Elective Course (choose one of the following):
- PSYCH 780: Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
- PSYCH 790: Independent Study (3 credits)
- RES 770: Psychometrics (3 credits)
- PSYCH 799: Comprehensive Exam (1 credit)
- DOC 736: Dissertation I (3 credits)
- DOC 737: Dissertation II (3 credits)
- DOC 738A: Defense (3 credits)
- DOC 740R: Annual Renewal Residency (0 credits)
- Only required of learners who did complete their dissertation within 12 months of completing coursework.
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