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.

Application Form  Recommendation Form   Graduate Studies Application

Program Timeline:


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.

Junior Year
Apply to the program by May 15.
The application consists of: 1) essay describing your interest in the program; 2) your transcript; 3) two letters of recommendation; and 4) the graduate studies application. *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 6381for 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).
Summer after graduating: Graduate courses for the program begin in the May term class and continue with a summer internship. (Sorry but no long summer vacation this year!)


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





PSYC 6381


PSYC 6382



Graduate Summer


May Term



PSYC 6383


PSYC 6391



Graduate Year





PSYC 6384


PSYC 6386

PSYC 6385


PSYC 6392

Elective #1


Elective #2

Module A

Module B


MNO 6202



Module A

Module B

MNO 6214

MNO 6219