Organizational Psychology Certificate

The Organizational Psychology Certificate provides training on social psychology, personality studies and industrial psychology. This certificate is designed for those pursuing careers involving worker productivity, assessment, training and human resources.

Please Note: This certificate can only be completed by students working toward an undergraduate degree within the School of Continuing & Professional Studies.

Total Number of Courses 6
Total Number of Credit Hours 18 credit hours
Schedule Format Courses offered in the evenings within 8 week sessions.
Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Certificate 2 courses / 6 credit hours
Application and Admission Requirements

This certificate can only be completed by students working toward an undergraduate degree within the School of Continuing & Professional Studies.

Current SCPS students interested in completing this certificate should work with their advisor to declare their interest formally within LOCUS.

Tuition and Fees

 

 

Certificate Requirements

  • PSYC 275 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 279 Judgment and Decision-Making
  • PSYC 338 Psychology of Personality
  • CPST 320 Program Evaluation
  • CPST 322 Strategic Communication Tools
  • PSYC 362 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Pre-requisite to the certificate:

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions are available on LOCUS

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Program Outcomes

The Organizational Psychology Certificate provides training on industrial psychology, strategic organizational communication, personality studies as applied to the workplace, and program evaluation. This certificate is designed for those pursuing careers involving worker productivity, assessment, training and human resources.

 Students will be able to:

  • Formulate analyses of organizational problems based on psychological theory and propose evidenced based solutions
  • Analyze key dynamics in employee personality, behavior, and motivation.
  • Critique leadership styles, group behavior and team dynamics.
  • Practice effective organizational communication strategies related to interviewing, persuasion, conflict resolution, and negotiation.
  • Design evaluation to assess the impact of workplace programs
  • Evaluate best practices in relation to employee recruitment, selection, performance evaluation, motivation, retention and training.

For more information

Contact us at adult@luc.edu or 312-915-6501 to schedule a meeting with one of our admissions counselors.