What You'll Learn
Through the master’s degree program in the field of industrial-organizational psychology you:
- Study the core elements of psychological and management theory, including personality, social psychology, organizational behavior, motivation, and human resource management.
- Develop an advanced understanding of quantitative analysis, psychometrics, psychology of diversity, leadership, talent development, and workplace wellbeing.
- Gain critical industry insights and preparation through case studies, group projects, and active learning experiences from Harvard instructors and professional experts.
Your Harvard Degree
Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
Going back to school doesn’t have to mean putting your life on hold.
We’ve designed our courses, certificates, and degrees to give you the flexibility to pace your studies to fit your schedule.
Courses Taken Each Semester
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Admission and Getting Started
Here at Harvard Extension, you begin your coursework before you even apply. Why? Because we believe the best way to prove you can succeed in the program is by first succeeding in the classroom.
To get started, you take the following three courses. Earn at least a B in each to qualify for admission.
- STAT 150 Intermediate Statistics: Methods and Modeling or PSYC 1900 Statistical Modeling for Social and Behavioral Sciences
- PSYC 1501 Industrial-Organizational Psychology
- MGMT 4000 Organizational Behavior
Ready to take the next step? Check your admissions eligibility, explore the curriculum, and prepare to enroll in your first course.
See the schedules in the academic calendar.
Cost and Financial Aid
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2020–21 rate)||$2,900 per course|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$35,000|
After admission, you may qualify for financial aid. Typically, eligible students receive grant funds to cover a portion of tuition costs each term, in addition to federal financial aid options.