Program Timeline

The 36-hour program is designed to be taken over 1.5 years. 

In Year 1, the Fall and Spring semesters are for required coursework and electives. 

The Summer term is designed for internship (full time paid positions for 8-10 weeks).

The final Fall semester is dedicated to remaining required coursework and electives.

Course Requirements

The MS in Organizational Psychology requires 36 hours across Psychology Core courses, Management and Organizations Core courses (MNO department in the Cox School of Business at SMU), elective courses, and at least one internship.

PSYC 6381 Advanced Applied Social Psychology

PSYC 6382 Organizational Theory and Development

PSYC 6383 Ethical, Legal, and Diversity Issues at Work

PSYC 6384 Applied Research Methods and Analysis in Organizational Psychology

PSYC 6385 Assessment: Individual Differences

PSYC 6386 Assessment: Programs

PSYC 6387 Professional Issues and Practice in Organizational Psychology

PSYC 6388 Employee Recruitment and Selection

PSYC 6391 Internship

MNO 6202 Leading Teams and Organizations

MNO 6214 Strategic Management of Human Capital

MNO 6219 People and Organizational Analytics