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Master's in Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

If you want to pursue a career as a psychologist in an industrial or organizational setting, this master’s program was designed for you. With the Master of Arts in Psychology with Industrial/Organizational specialization at Indiana Wesleyan University, you can develop the skills to work as a psychologist in a variety of professional environments. In less than two years, you can be on your way to a career in psychology with the support of an accredited, faith-based university.

Why Pursue My Master’s in Psychology at IWU?

At IWU, we provide a full system of support for all our students, from tech support to tutoring, as well as full-time chaplains available for additional support. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Plus, we lock in the rate of your tuition once you start this MA in psychology program. This eliminates the worry of unexpected cost increases once you start classes.

What Will I Learn in This Industrial/Organizational Specialization?

This master’s in I/O psychology program is designed to help students develop a strong foundation in traditional psychopathology and positive psychology perspectives. Courses include a full spectrum of critical topics, including lifespan development, life coaching, leadership, and more. Students complete their MA in Psychology with a capstone project that reflects a culmination of the student’s academic and personal growth throughout their courses. Upon completion, students in this industrial and organizational specialization will be prepared to work in a variety of businesses, government agencies, or consulting roles. As an industrial/organizationally-focused psychologist, you can be a steady hand in the positive well-being, culture, and stability of your organization.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

30 Credit Hours


$499/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This MA in Psychology Program

The curriculum for this master’s in industrial/organizational psychology covers how to:

  • Pursue a virtuous career in psychology through acts of service
  • Comprehend and analyze mental health from traditional and positive psychological perspectives
  • Help foster human flourishing through the principles of positive psychology
  • Integrate biblical principles into professional and personal decision-making

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • Business
  • Government
  • Life Coaching
  • Non-profits

Work in Various Industries

  • Industries

Program Requirements
  • A baccalaureate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), verified on official transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • The bachelor's degree may be in any field and there are no pre-requisite courses that must be completed prior to starting the program.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed.
  • Two recommendations from individuals familiar with the applicant's academic and professional competencies. Recent college graduates should have at least one academic recommendation. Applicants who have been out of college more than three years should submit professional recommendations.
  • Applicants who have been out of college more than three years should submit professional recommendations.
  • Completion of the 30-credit-hour course of studies with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and a minimum grade of "C" in all IWU graduate work. A grade of "C-" or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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