“I want to create change.”
As a student in the University of New Haven’s Master of Arts program in industrial/organizational psychology, you will bring psychological principles to the workplace to benefit both employees and employers.
Eric C. Marcus, Ph.D.
Dr. Marcus received his Ph.D. in social and organizational psychology from Columbia. He has worked as a consulting social psychologist for almost three decades, specializing in building the capacity of individuals, groups, and organizations for a wide variety of public and private sector clients. He is a co-editor of The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice.
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This course provides an overview of the frameworks, theories, critical issues, and practices associated with the psychological well being of people in the workplace. The study of worker well-being, a sub-area of occupational health psychology, includes topics such as work-life integration, alternative employment schedules and employment relationships, antecedents, moderators and consequences of work stress, and organizational interventions to facilitate the health and well-being of workers in organizations.
Analysis of various theories of organizational and managerial behavior emphasizing the work organization and its internal processes. Psychological factors at play in organizational settings, including motivation, incentives, and conflict, are explored. Research findings relevant to an understanding and prediction of human behavior in organizations are also examined.
Theories, assumptions, and constraints underlying construction and application of psychological tests and measures in industry. Emphasis on selection, validation, and interpretation of appropriate standardized tests and surveys for specific applications in organizations such as employment testing and employee attitude assessment.
The meaning of work, theories of motivation, values and expectations, performance and reinforcement, job satisfaction and motivation, pay as an incentive, interventions to increase work motivation.
The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, check out the Academic Catalog:
Candidates for the master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology must have:
All applications must provide:
NOTE: GRE scores are optionalGraduate Admissions
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