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University News | 04.12.24

Forbes Advisor recognizes Adler University’s online Ph.D. program among the country’s best

Forbes Advisor named the Adler University online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology as one of the country’s top programs. The program received recognition on both the ‘Best Online Ph.D. In Organizational Psychology Programs Of 2024’ and ‘Best Online Doctorates In Psychology Of 2024’ lists. Among the institutions selected, Adler University stands out for its commitment to producing forward-thinking, socially responsible organizational experts who harness scientific research to optimize human potential.

Forbes Advisor, a reputable source for insightful financial and educational rankings, rigorously evaluated online Ph.D. programs in psychology and organizational psychology across the United States. Adler’s program earned its place on these prestigious lists, underscoring its excellence in preparing students to navigate the complex landscape of organizational dynamics.

“Our program stands at the intersection of rigorous academia and real-world application,” said Maléka Ingram, D.Sc., executive dean of Adler University’s Online Campus. “We are dedicated to educating socially conscious professionals equipped to address the multifaceted challenges facing today’s organizations.”

The University’s online Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to drive meaningful change within organizations. Through a curriculum rooted in scientific research and social justice principles, graduates emerge as adept leaders capable of shaping workplace cultures and enhancing performance. The program empowers students to tackle pressing issues within organizations and the communities in which they operate. Graduates are ready to foster psychologically healthy environments and drive positive change in diverse organizational settings.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for the exemplary curriculum and dedication from our faculty, staff, and students,” said Donna DiMatteo Gibson, PhD., program director of the Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program. “The focus on social justice provides the opportunity for industrial-organizational psychology to be analyzed from a deeper vantage point and prepares students as they set out to be change agents within organizations and communities.”

As the demand for skilled professionals in Industrial and Organizational Psychology continues to grow, Adler remains committed to providing exceptional training that meets the evolving needs of the workforce.

Learn more about Adler University’s online Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology here.

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