Illinois Institute of Technology

College of Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Psychology


S.R. Crown Hall

Suite 252

Chicago, IL 60661

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Personnel and Human Resources Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Industrial, Organizational, and Business Psychology Division offers an M.S. degree in Personnel and Human Resource Development and a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The Division emphasizes students' exposure to the scientist' and practitioners' viewpoints of the ¯eld. Students undertake a balanced education in personnel and organizational topics, disciplines and research. The program strengthens students' quantitative skills for research and consulting. All students are expected to complete two internships. These positions are within various organizations where students are responsible for human resource management and development functions. Students in the Personnel and Human Resource Development master's degree program receive the knowledge and skills necessary for professions in human resources, as well as management consulting positions. Ph.D. students will acquire a strong theoretical and methodological background in various areas of I/O psychology and are required to complete a minimum of two research projects. Many students in the past have presented and published their work. The Ph.D. curriculum prepares students to choose from several career paths in consulting, corporate human resources, or research and teaching.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

Minimum TOEFL score: 550/213/80

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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