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MA in Psychology, Business Psychology

The Master of Arts in Psychology, Business Psychology Specialization offered at University of the Rockies examines organizational psychology, creativity, and human performance with a focus on motivating teams and organizations to make businesses more effective. Read more about the Master of Arts in Psychology, Business Psychology Specialization program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Psychology, Business Psychology Specialization

School Offering Program:

University of the Rockies; School of Organizational Leadership

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

If you seek admission to the Master of Arts programs, you must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent international degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. If you enter with a bachelor's degree earned with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.99, you will be placed on Academic Watch. Some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Psychology, Business Psychology Specialization coursework at University of the Rockies examines theories of adult development, personality and mental disorders within the workplace, models of counseling, intervention strategies, and cultural diversity. Students can learn about professional ethics for psychologists, including the code of ethics of the American Psychological Association, and gain skills in statistical analysis, research design, and applied research. The program explores the psychology of organizational theory, principles for leading organizational change, human resource management, and project and operations management.

Learning Format:

Online and Denver

Total Credits Required:

39 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available to students who qualify. Aid opportunities include scholarships, federal financial aid programs, and veterans benefits programs.

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Required Courses for a Master of Arts in Psychology, Business Psychology Specialization:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of the Rockies to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Course Requirements

  • ORG 6300: Human Development (3 credits)
  • ORG 5270: Mental Health & Psychopathology in the Workplace (3 credits)
  • ORG 6530: Theories & Techniques of Counseling & Psychotherapy (3 credits)
  • ORG 6499: Cultural Diversity and Individual Differences (3 credits)
  • ORG 5400: Statistics & Research Design (3 credits)
  • ORG 6405: Applied Research Methods (3 credits)
  • ORG 6520: Professional Ethics, Standards of Practice & Law (3 credits)*
  • ORG 5525: Psychology of Marketing & Purchasing Behavior (3 credits)
  • ORG 6506: Leading Organizational Change (3 credits)
  • ORG 6503: Organizational Theory & Systems (3 credits)
  • ORG 6505: Diagnosing Organizations (3 credits)
  • ORG 6600: Principles of Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • ORG 6610: Principles of Project, Program, & Operations Management (3 credits)

*This course may not be transferred in.

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Psychology, Business Psychology Specialization program could seek a variety of positions in just about any business-related industry. Examples of positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Human resource specialist
  • Labor relations specialist
  • Training and development specialist
  • Management analyst
  • Postsecondary business teacher
  • Postsecondary psychology teachers

Special Terms and Conditions: The Business Psychology Specialization in the Master of Arts in Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional. University of the Rockies does not represent that this program meets certification or licensure requirements in any state. It is the student's responsibility to review any state certification or licensure requirements in their intended field of employment.

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