2004-2006 University of Guelph Graduate Calendar

VIII. Graduate Programs


Industrial/Organizational Psychology

The objective of study in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology is to train future professionals in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology following the guidelines established by the Canadian Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Graduate students are expected to obtain a high level of proficiency in both research skills and practice in the core areas of Industrial/Organizational Psychology including personnel selection, organizational behaviour, work attitudes, performance appraisal, and measurement of individual differences. Graduates from this field of study will be in a position to enter careers in a wide range of private and public sector organizations, including universities, consulting firms, industries, and government agencies.