Research Methods to Solve Problems in the Workplace and Improve Quality of Life
In businesses where employees are happy and healthy, quality of life and organizational infrastructure are strong. For those who are already professionals in the field of industrial psychology, a Master of Science from University of Houston-Clear Lake's Instructional Design and Technology Program with a Specialization in Industrial and Organizational Psychology will advance you on your path to become a leader in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of instruction, bridging cutting edge technologies with the latest learning methods research. You will study workplace productivity, management, and working styles and strategies for working with management to develop new policies, train and motivate your workforce, and increase your company’s efficiency.
Observe, Analyze, and Interpret Human Behavior in a Professional Environment
UHCL’s alumni with this degree work at schools, colleges, and universities as well
as training departments of governmental and private agencies, including NASA. The
Industrial/Organizational Psychology track provides you greater skills, knowledge,
and insight related to the scientific study of human behavior in the workplace and
its applications to psychological theories and principles to organizations. With the
training and mentorship you will receive from committed, distinguished professors
in this program, you will have the skills to work in corporations, small businesses,
schools, hospitals, or anywhere that improved workforce performance and morale are
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the required course work, complete with options for electives.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.