M.S. PROGRAM IN INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (THESIS AND NON-THESIS)
The graduate program is designed to provide the students with advanced theoretical, empirical and methodological knowledge in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and to give them opportunities to apply this knowledge in their specialization areas. Students equipped with the advanced knowledge and skills of their fields of specialization would be expected to either proceed to an academic career or to work in the field as practitioners or researchers.
Fields of Study :
Research topics in Industrial/Organizational Psychology are work motivation and performance; attitudes towards productivity; job satisfaction; stress producing conditions at work; quantitative aspects of Industrial Organizational psychology.
Sümer, H.Canan: B.S., M.S., METU; M.S., University of New Haven; Ph.D., Kansas State University.
Personnel Selection and Personality Inventories, Performance Appraisa, and Training
Bilgiç, Reyhan: B.S., Hacettepe University; Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology.
Work Motivation and Performance, Job Satisfaction, Stress at Work
PSY 500 Research Methods
PSY 510 Advanced Designs and Statistical Procedures in Assessment of Psychological Change
PSY 597 Practicum in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology
PSY 598 Term Project
Field Courses: Students are expected to take at least five of the below.
PSY 504 Leadership and Motivation
PSY 506 Training and Evaluation
PSY 509 Advanced Overview of I/O Psychology
PSY 511 Interview Techniques
PSY 517 Vocational Counseling and Career Development
PSY 519 Human Factors and Performance
PSY 535 Advanced Job Analysis and Performance Appraisal
PSY 536 Personnel Selection and Testing
PSY 538 Program Evaluation