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
        • Human Factors
        • Project Management
        • Change Management
        • Behavioral Analysis & Effectiveness
        • Process Improvement
        • Job Analysis & Design
        • Occupational Stress Management
        • Team Development
        • Organization Effectiveness
        • Culture & Diversity Assessment
        • 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)
    It is recommended to take this one First
 • 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

 • Career Building in Psychology (PSY 31153)
 • Human Resource Management (PSY 31141)
   (w/permission)
 • Occupational Health Psych. (PSY 31117)
 • Internship Seminar (PSY 311138)
   (w/permission) (strongly recommended during an internship)

 
Read the 10 Tips on Starting a Career in Applied Psychology
Visit Our Internship Program Page