EKU Offers Top 10 Industrial Organizational Psychology Degree Online

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Eastern Kentucky University’s online master’s degree in psychology continues to receive national attention. The online degree in industrial-organizational psychology ranks among the top 10 online master’s degree programs in the field according to Online Psychology Degrees. The program was also recently on the list of “Best Online Master’s Degrees in Psychology” compiled by BestColleges.com.

EKU was the only Kentucky school to appear in the most recent rankings. Among the 25 programs receiving accolades, EKU was recognized as a practitioner-focused program, providing both business and research experience. Industrial-organizational psychology appeals to those interested in human behavior in the workplace. Job opportunities include human resources, training, job design, consulting, organizational development and related areas. The EKU master’s degree program offers professional development opportunities for those who want to become leaders.

EKU also distinguished itself as a great choice for service members and military families. The EKU Office of Military and Veteran Affairs assists online and on-campus students. Online students also have personal advisors who support them from application through graduation and help them make the most of transfer credit. Plus, EKU offers military-friendly withdrawal and readmission policies.

Online Psychology Degrees compared colleges based on the following criteria:

  • Affordability – College Navigator, a national education database was used to determine each school’s average tuition costs and fees.
  • Accessibility – Points were given to programs that are fully online, with the exception of practicum or internship experiences.
  • Experiential Learning – Programs with hands-on learning experiences available through labs, thesis writing or internships were ranked higher. Extra points were given to schools offering students a choice of options.
  • Course Work – Evaluators looked at what percentage of the curriculum focuses specifically on organizational psychology.

To learn more about the EKU Online Industrial-Organizational Psychology program, call 859-622-7966.

Published on June 27, 2018