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Applied Psychology

Looking for a Career Direction?

     Consider Applied Psychology

A PATH within the Psychology major that uses psychology to explore and solve real-world problems in professional settings.
What can you do with
Applied Psychology?
 
Two Tracks to Choose From
  • Human Resources
    • Recruiting & Staffing
    • Talent Management & Training
    • Employment Testing (psychometrics)
    • Worker Satisfaction & Motivation
    • Compensation & Reward Systems
    • Labor/Employee Relations
    • Employee Assistance
    • Performance Measurement
    • Workforce Planning
    • Career Coaching
  • Organization Development
    • Project Management
    • Change Management
    • Behavioral Analysis & Effectiveness
    • Process Improvement
    • Job Analysis & Design
    • Occupational Stress Management
    • Team Development
    • Organization Effectiveness
    • Culture & Diversity Assessment
    • Human Factors
    • Leadership Development
  • Consumer Analytics
    • Market Research
    • Consumer Insight
    • Predictive Analytics
    • Viral Marketing
    • Research Design
    • User Experience
 
The 2 Tracks that form the Applied Psychology Path also fulfill Psychology Major/Minor requirements.

 

-- ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR --

Focus on Workplace Issues facing Individuals, Teams, Organizations, and Cultures

  • Behavior in Organizations
    (PSY 36900)

  • Psychology Applied to Work
    (PSY 33900)

  • Theories of Leadership
    (PSY 31129)

-- CONSUMER BEHAVIOR --

Focus on Data Analytics, Marketing, and Consumer Preferences

  • Consumer Psychology
    (PSY 31131)

  • Market Research
    (PSY 31132)

Mix and match courses from both tracks, and take advantage of internship opportunities!


Other Relevant Courses
  • Human Resource Management (w/permission)
    (PSY 31141)

  • Career Building in Psychology
    (PSY 31153)

  • Occupational Health Psychology
    (PSY 31117)

  • Internship Seminar: Public Affairs  (w/permission)
    (PSY 31138)
    (strongly recommended while in an internship)

Read the 10 Tips on Starting a Career in Applied Psychology

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Contact Information:

Richard Paino, PhD
Lecturer, Applied Psychology
Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership
The City College of New York
NAC Building, Room 8/119
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Phone: 212-650-6851