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
Recommended Start Term
and Time to Completion
Need fully online? You must begin in the Summer session for the quickest route to completion.
Please refer to the addendum at the end of this guide to determine your time to completion based on start term and format preference.
Schedule Format Courses offered in the evenings within 8 week sessions.
Build to B.A. Degree Students who complete this certificate will have satisfied 6 of the course requirements for the B.A. in Applied Psychology.
Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Certificate 2 courses / 6 credit hours
Course Locations Blended courses offered both on the Water Tower Campus (820 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago). This certificate can also be completed fully online.
Application and Admission Requirements Application
Official transcripts from all prior institutions
2.0 GPA or higher and in good standing at all prior institutions
Tuition and Fees


Certificate Requirements

  • PSYC 275 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 279 Judgment and Decision-Making
  • PSYC 338 Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 353 Applied Social Psychology
  • PSYC 356 Consumer Psychology
  • PSYC 362 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Pre-requisite to the certificate:

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology

Course Descriptions

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