Psychology (M.S.) - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Psychology (M.S.) - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
MSPS 500Statistics and Research Design I3
MSPS 505Statistics and Research Design II3
MSPS 513Social Psychology3
MSPS 521Psychology and Christianity Integration3
MSPS 531Cognitive Psychology: Theories & Methodology3
Total Hours15
Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration
MSPS 520Foundations of Industrial Organizational Psychology3
MSPS 646Organizational Behavior Management3
MSPS 654Current Issues in Industrial Organizational Psychology3
MSPS 658Leadership Theories and Practice3
Psychology Elective 13
Psychology Elective 13
Psychology Elective 13
Total Hours21

Choose from the following courses: MSPS 541, MSPS 625, MSPS 630, MSPS 652, MSPS 660, or MSPS 697

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
MSPS 500 Statistics and Research Design I 3
MSPS 513 Social Psychology 3
MSPS 531 Cognitive Psychology: Theories & Methodology 3
Second Semester
MSPS 505 Statistics and Research Design II 3
MSPS 520 Foundations of Industrial Organizational Psychology 3
MSPS 521 Psychology and Christianity Integration 3
Second Year
First Semester
MSPS 646 Organizational Behavior Management 3
MSPS 658 Leadership Theories and Practice 3
MSPS Elective 1 3
Second Semester
MSPS 654 Current Issues in Industrial Organizational Psychology 3
MSPS Elective 1 3
MSPS Elective 1 3
 Total Hours36

Choose from the following courses: MSPS 541, 625, 630, 652, 660, or 697

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