M.S. in Organizational Psychology

Accelerated Program

The Masters of Science in Organizational Psychology is an accelerated degree program for individuals interested in human resources, employee training, marketing and sales, or organizational development. This 36 credit hour M.S. degree program prepares graduates to bring psychological knowledge into the workplace or organizations. This degree program is only open to SMU undergraduates. Students not majoring in psychology should plan to take additional specific psychology courses prior to beginning the program.

Dr. Logan discusses the program in Bringing Psychology to the Workplace with the New M.S. in Organizational Psychology.

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Program Timeline:

UNDERGRADUATE

Sophomore Year
Meet with Dr. Logan (Undergraduate Advisor and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies) to plan your course schedule. *It is important that you take PSYC 3365-Organizational Psychology as a sophomore or junior. PSYC 3365 needs to be completed before beginning the graduate program. 

Junior Year
Apply to the program by May 15.
The application consists of: 1) essay describing your interest in the program; 2) your transcript; and 3) two letters of recommendation. You do not need to complete the graduate studies application at this time. You apply for approval to begin the accelerated pathway to the MS during the junior year. You will complete the Moody School graduate application in the spring semester of your senior year to formally transition to graduate status. 

*There is no application fee and you do not need GRE scores.
If admitted to the program, you will need to register during spring registration for PSYC 6381 for the fall semester of your senior year. 

Senior Year
Enroll in the two required fall/spring undergraduate courses: PSYC 6381 (fall semester) and PSYC 6382 (spring semester). You will complete the Moody School graduate application in the spring semester of your senior year to formally transition to graduate status. 

Summer after graduating: Graduate courses for the program begin in the summer term and continue with a summer internship or elective.


GRADUATE

You will take four classes during the fall semester and four classes (plus an internship) during the spring semester.
In May, after successfully completing all your classes, you will graduate with a M.S. in Organizational Psychology!


 

Undergraduate Senior Year

 

Fall

 

Spring

PSYC 6381

 

PSYC 6382

 

 

Graduate Summer

 

PSYC 6383

 

PSYC 6391 or
Approved Elective

 

 

Graduate Year

 

Fall

 

Spring

PSYC 6384

 

PSYC 6385

PSYC 6386

 

PSYC 6391
(or Approved Elective with Completed Internship)

Elective #1

 

Elective #2

Module A

Module B

 

MNO 6202

 

 

Module A

Module B

MNO 6214

MNO 6219