Professionals with an understanding of Industrial/Organizational Psychology principles continue to be in high demand in the workplace. West Chester University is excited to announce a new online certificate program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Students in the program can acquire business, leadership, and psychology skills to help them advance their career in management or human resources.
In the certificate program, individuals interested in the scientific study of employees and organizations will learn to apply psychology to the workplace, use research methods to solve problems, and improve quality of work life.
Students will explore topics such as workplace motivation and attitudes; employee selection, training, and evaluation; leadership, group and organizational behavior; organizational culture and change management; people analytics and human resource management. Graduates from this I/O certificate program can help drive positive change in organizations, motivate teams, increase employee productivity.
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
|PSY560||Advanced Industrial Psychology||3|
|PSY562||Advanced Organizational Psychology||3|
|PSY569||Ethics and Professional Skills in Organizational Practice||3|
|PSY572||Introduction to People Analytics||3|
|Total credits required||12|
The certificate will be offered in 100% online format. All courses will be taught by members of the West Chester University faculty who are dedicated and experienced in online instruction.
The I/O Psychology certificate program requires that you have a bachelor’s degree, but it doesn’t have to be in psychology — anyone with an interest in I/O Psychology can enroll in the program.