Master of Science in Organizational Psychology

Program Description
The Master of Science in Organizational Psychology degree emphasizes behavior of individuals in businesses and organizations to determine how to improve performance and productivity for that organization.  Graduates of the program apply cutting edge research and theory using quantitative skills at work every day. They factor human behavior into the successful business equation by motivating productivity, building resilient leadership, supporting diverse cultures, and managing organizational change.

Program Objectives
Keiser University’s Master of Science in Organizational Psychology program enables students to contribute to the profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research.  Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

  • Develop an understanding of organizational psychological principals and theories to include and human resources, leadership development, organizational behavior, and tests and measures.
  • Appreciate diversity in individuals demonstrated through application of multicultural methods of research and understanding of psychological principles.
  • Utilize research methods to interpret and evaluate research data.
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills in writing through organizing, thinking critically, and communicating ideas and information in documents and presentations.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

  • Demonstrate professional communication skills in writing through organizing, thinking critically, and communicating ideas and information in documents and presentations.

Program Outline

To receive a Master of Science in Organizational Psychology degree, students must complete 36 graduate semester credit hours.  Thirty of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University.  Program requirements are as follows:

Master of Science in Organizational Psychology Core Courses (36.0 credit hours)


Leadership Development

3.0 credit hours

Human Resources Management

3.0 credit hours

Organizational Change

3.0 credit hours

Psychology of Decision Making
(Program prerequisite course-taken alone)

3.0 credit hours

History and Systems of Psychology

3.0 credit hours

Organizational Psychology

3.0 credit hours

Human Resources Psychology

3.0 credit hours

Tests and Measurements

3.0 credit hours

Quantitative Research

3.0 credit hours

Research Design/Thesis Proposal

Master’s Thesis, Part I

Master’s Thesis, Part II

3.0 credit hours

3.0 credit hours

3.0 credit hours