Psychology (Ph.D.) - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Psychology (Ph.D.) - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. 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
PSYC 510Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology I3
PSYC 515Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology II3
PSYC 700Foundations of Doctoral Study in Psychology3
PSYC 710Psychological Research & Biblical Worldview 13
PSYC 775Teaching of Psychology3
PSYC 810Advanced Research: Qualitative Research & Analysis3
PSYC 815Advanced Research: Quantitative Research & Analysis3
Industrial/Organizational Psychology Concentration
PSYC 545Test Construction/Validation3
PSYC 640Organizational Behavior and Development3
PSYC 716Theories and Research in Industrial/Organizational Psychology3
PSYC 826Contemporary Topics in Industrial/Organizational Psychology 13
Choose nine credit hours of the following (at least two must be 800 level):9
Leadership and Motivation
Personnel and Performance Management
Measurement & Testing in I/O Psychology
Organizational Consulting & Change
Workplace Attitudes, Measurement, & Change
Psychology of Contemporary & Virtual Organizations
Dissertation Courses
PSYC 870Prospectus: Developing the Dissertation Concept 13
PSYC 987Dissertation I 25
PSYC 988Dissertation II 25
PSYC 989Dissertation III 25
PSYC 990Dissertation Defense0
Total Hours60

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 60 hours
  • A minimum of 45 hours must be completed through Liberty University, not to include prior degree earned through Liberty
  • A maximum of 15 hours of transfer credit, including credit from a degree on the same level previously earned through Liberty, may be applied to the degree
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Graduation Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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