Long Island Psychology Degree, Specialty Track in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Long Island Psychology Degree, Specialty Track in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Examine workplace human behavior. Explore what keeps offices efficient. Get ready.

Focus your psychological pursuits on the workplace and foster a scientific understanding of the employer-employee relationship. Industrial-organizational psychologists are sought-after professionals across many fields, trained to address behavioral challenges within companies. 

At St. Joseph's University, I-O psychology students develop research skills, valuable problem-solving techniques and strong communication skills. They also learn to identify and rectify workplace issues relating to personnel management.

With the academic grounding provided by St. Joseph’s, you’ll learn how to successfully adapt and apply learned methods to various workplace settings.

Kayla CestareKayla Cestare ’20
Psychology Major with a Specialty Track in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

"As an IO psychology student at St. Joseph’s University, I have been provided with many great resources and incredible experiences. In addition to the diverse selection of courses offered each semester, the program has also given me countless opportunities for learning outside of the classroom. My professors were always supportive of my goals, and they gave me the tools that I needed to obtain an internship in my field of study."

The Long Island IO Psychology Track Experience

Scientific Study of the Workplace: Rigor and methods of psychology are applied to issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work-life balance.


Gear Up for Your Future: Internships and volunteer experiences provide I-O students opportunities to use what they learn in the classroom while enhancing their résumés.


Career Opportunities: Prepare to work in corporate settings for such prestigious companies as Google, Facebook, Target and Citigroup; hospitals, such as NYU Langone; local and federal government offices; the armed forces; and in transportation for such entities as the Long Island Rail Road, MetroNorth and JetBlue.