Academic Catalog


Doctor of Philosophy Psychology with a Concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (PhD)

James F. Paulson, Graduate Program Director

Overview of the Topical Areas

The program covers current theoretical and practical issues and topics within I-O psychology. The following is a partial list of these areas:

  • Job Analysis
  • Psychological Testing
  • Selection Systems
  • Personnel Training
  • E-Training
  • Human Resource Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Work Motivation
  • Work-Family Interface
  • Career Development
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Organizational Commitment
  • Leadership
  • Group and Team Processes
  • Organization Development and Change
  • Organizational Justice
  • New Forms of Work Organization, such as Telework and Virtual Teams
  • International Aspects of I-O Psychology