UMBC's Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.): Industrial/Organizational Psychology is designed to provide advanced education to early/mid-career professionals in the areas of human capital functions, personnel selection, and training and organizational management.
The two-year program provides students with the knowledge, tools and techniques to evaluate and explore organizational behavioral management, human factors, and human resource practices based on the needs of the current job market. Upon completing the program, students will have also completed a professional capstone experience, developing a professional portfolio while building relationships with those in industry.
Students must complete a total of 30 credits as follows: 5 core courses (15 credits), 4 electives (12 credits), 1 capstone project (3 credits).