Adler University’s online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology trains students to be forward-thinking, socially responsible organizational experts who draw on scientific research to gain a deeper understanding of motivation and how to maximize human potential. Our graduates bring expertise in psychology, decision making, leadership, statistics, and research methods to workplaces, offering fiscally and ethically guided recommendations to shape culture and drive performance.
Our innovative doctoral curriculum combines our social justice-driven mission with the core concepts learned in an I/O master’s program. Applications are reinforced through real-world practice, preparing students to work with organizations addressing some of today’s most pressing issues.
Graduates of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology program go on to foster psychologically healthy environments in fields as diverse as consulting, corporate enterprise, nonprofits, academia, and the public sector.