IOHRM logo: The People Side of Business, The Business Side of Psychology

The Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management Program is an Interdisciplinary Master of Arts degree, offered by the Departments of Psychology and Management, to prepare professionals for work in business, industry, and government. As part of the only cross-disciplinary master's degree program in the nation, students have the unique opportunity to leverage the application of I-O Psychology to business.

Designed to equip students with specialized training in human resource management, program emphasis is placed on developing knowledge of theories, methods, and research findings derived from the behavioral sciences. The program also emphasizes the acquisition of skills in the application of this knowledge to such organizational activities as selection, placement, and motivation of employees; training and development; performance appraisal; and development and change of organizations.

National Recognition

In the most recent rankings of I-O graduate programs, the IOHRM program was rated highly by multiple independent research teams:

  • First for overall student satisfaction, first for resources provided to students, and second for program culture (Acikgoz et al., 2018)

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The IOHRM program adheres to SIOP's (Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology) guidelines for Master's level training in I-O Psychology. IOHRM students are members of both the College of Arts and Sciences and College of Business and take classes in both the Departments of Psychology and Management.

News

HR Summit presentations

2020 Re-Imagined HR Summit

The reimagined HR Summit conference was held on October 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th, and was a great opportunity for current students, alumni from the ...

IOHRM Alumni Mentors

2020 Alumni Mentors Announced

Each year the IOHRM family grows larger and we always greatly value our ability to maintain connections with alumni of the program. As part of the Int...

iohrm2022

Welcome Class of 2022!

The IOHRM program has started another academic year and we are thrilled to welcome the Class of 2022! The second-year IOHRM students kicked off the ye...

Eye on IOHRM Newsletters

Eye on IOHRM logoIntroduced in spring 2011, Eye on IOHRM is our department's bi-annual publication to keep program alumni and other stakeholders up-to-date about the IOHRM program. In each issue, we highlight the achievements of current and former students and faculty and let you know about new developments within the program. Below is our most current issue, or view additional newsletters!