Psychology and Business

Psychology and Business

Develop advanced knowledge of industrial-organizational psychology.

Start your future on the path to a career in industrial-organizational (IO) psychology with a certificate from SJC Online. What is IO psychology?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Industrial-Organizational psychology is the fastest growing occupation in the U.S., with an anticipated growth rate of 53 percent between 2014 and 2022.

With SJC Online's Certificate in IO Psychology, you'll prepare yourself for a successful career by developing unique skills that focus on human behavior in the workplace — learning to become someone whose work makes men and women's jobs more efficient and enjoyable. You'll begin to learn how to do this by studying trends and fundamentals of business and behavior, maximizing a company's potential.

Best of all, IO psychology is a quickly expanding area with a booming job growth. Learn more about our certificate below.

Certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Open new doors in your career

Certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

The certificate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology will allow students to develop key specialized expertise in the application of psychological concepts to workplace environments. Individuals with knowledge of Industrial-Organizational Psychology apply psychological principles to a variety of work-related areas including human resources, employee testing and selection, training and development, and policy development related to work satisfaction, productivity and health.

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Minor in Psychology
The perfect complement to your degree

Minor in Psychology

To fulfill a psychology minor, students must complete 18 credits with no more than 6 credits at 100-level courses, or two 100-level courses. PSY 100 is required for all minors. Other elective psychology courses are to be selected with departmental advisement and should complement the student’s major. Human relations or child study majors with a psychology concentration may not declare psychology as a minor.

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Career Outcomes


IO psychologists hold significant positions within companies across the country. Possible careers associated with IO psychology include working at consulting and executive search firms, leadership centers and corporations as well as universities. IO psychologists also work heavily within human resources — placing people in the right jobs and developing wellness plans for small and large size companies.