Majors, Minors and Concentrations Details

M.A. degree program in industrial and organizational psychology - organizational behavior
HEGIS code 2008
NYS SED program code 90066

This program prepares the student for entry-level executive positions as generalists in the areas of personnel and human resources in organizations or for comparable-level positions in consulting firms that offer their services in these areas. It shares a common core of five courses with other concentrations in industrial and organizational psychology, but places additional emphasis on theory and practice at the organizational level of organizational activity.

Program Heads

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
Chanowitz, Benzion Graduate Deputy 718-951-5601 5315 James Hall bchanowitz @ brooklyn.cuny.edu call/email for appointment

 

Admission Requirements

Department Psychology
Fall Application Deadline March 1st
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Please submit the following documents to the Office of Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, two letters of recommendation, and an essay on personal background, experiences, interests, and goals relevant to program (maximum three pages).
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 520, 190, 69
Examinations

 

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Matriculation requirements
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Matriculation requirements
Applicants should offer: (a) an overall GPA of 3.00 or better, (b) a minimum of 12 credits in psychology, and (c) courses both in statistics and in research methods, with a grade of B or better in both courses.
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Degree requirements
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Either 36 credits or 30 credits and a thesis, for which one opts by taking Psychology 7781G, a three-credit course. The eight required courses include Psychology 7101G or 7231G; and 7105G, 7106G, 7210G, 7221G, 7222G, 7241G, and 7242G. The remainder of each student's program consists of elective courses. Courses offered toward the degree must be 7000-level courses or higher, The comprehensive examination is a requirement of the program and students are eligible to take it when they have registered for their 24th credit.

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