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Your knowledge of human behavior could benefit a variety of industries as you help companies solve workplace problems and improve productivity. The Psychology – Industrial and Organizational program at Liberty University can help you gain the research and professional skills you need to make the difference.
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Overview

The Psychology – Industrial and Organizational program at Liberty University provides training in the study of human behavior in organizations and the workplace. You will learn how to derive principles of individual, group, and organizational behavior and apply that knowledge as you develop solutions for challenges in the workplace.

In our industrial/organizational psychology concentration, you will study research and theories related to organizational processes, teamwork, workplace relationships, and methods for increasing workplace satisfaction and productivity. Your coursework will focus on designing and implementing projects that can help workplaces struggling with personnel, productivity, and process issues.

Potential Careers for Ph.D. in Psychology Graduates

Graduates of our program will be able to work in a variety of educational, research, or corporate settings. By completing this doctoral degree, you will be more qualified to obtain jobs that meaningfully impact individual and societal change through research, writing, project management, or leading programs.

Here are some of the positions that may be available to you:

  • Independent consultant
  • Organizational mentor/consultant
  • Researcher/writer
  • University professor

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Behavior and Development
  • Psychological Research and Biblical Worldview
  • Theories and Research in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Teaching of Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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