2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Practice–Ph.D. in I/O Psychology


Return to: Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology  

The General Practice specialization prepares students to advance their careers as I/O practitioners in academia, research, talent management, and business or organizational consulting. Offered in a fully online format or a blended course format that features in-person practice and feedback from faculty, this program provides students the opportunity to tailor their doctoral studies by choosing elective courses from other doctoral specializations in Research and Evaluation, Consulting Psychology, Forensic Consulting, Organizational Diversity and Social Change, or Leadership Development and Coaching.

Degree Requirements


  • 106 total quarter credit hours

Curriculum


Course Sequence


Quarter Course Credits
1 IPSY 8000 - Foundations for Graduate Study in Psychology   1 cr.
IPSY 8755 - Leadership and Leader Development   5 cr.
2 IPSY 8480 - Psychology of Organizational Behavior   5 cr.
IPSY 8214 - Consulting for Organizational Change   5 cr.
3 IPSY 8706 - Ethics and Standards of I/O Psychology   5 cr.
RSCH 8100 - Research Theory, Design, and Methods   4 cr.
4 IPSY 8552 - Psychological Motivation at Work   5 cr.
RSCH 8200 - Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis   5 cr.
5 IPSY 8551 - I/O Testing and Measurement   4 cr.
Elective* 5 cr.
6 IPSY 8754 - Personnel Psychology in the Workplace   5 cr.
IPSY 8202 - Survey Research Methods   5 cr.
7 RSCH 8250 - Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis   4 cr.
IPSY 8579 - Job Attitudes, Measurement, and Change   5 cr.
8 IPSY 8576 - Advanced Personnel Psychology   5 cr.
RSCH 8300 - Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis   4 cr.
9 Elective* 5 cr.
IPSY 8115 - Writing a Quality Prospectus in Psychology   5 cr.
10-13 IPSY 9000 - Dissertation   20 cr.
 

*Based upon your career goals, you may choose two of the following elective courses for the General Practice specialization: