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Linda Marie Nolin, MBA, ACB

Director of Graduate Business Programs, Professor of Practice in Business
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(508) 849-3272
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Industrial Organizational Psychology Certificate

Program Overview

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Outlook Occupational Handbook projects employment of industrial-organizational psychologists to grow from 2012 to 2022 is expected to be  52% (from the 2014 US Labor Bureau Statistics). The Handbook states that U.S. businesses will require the services of I/O psychology professionals to increase worker productivity and retention rates, and help companies deal with diversity and anti-discrimination issues.

Professional careers in Industrial/Organizational Psychology include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Professional Development
  • Talent Management Specialist/Manager
  • Test & Measurement Specialist
  • Organizational Effectiveness Director

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Required Courses
Learning Outcomes
Meet Our Faculty

Required Courses

  • IOP 649 Applications and Issues in I/O
  • IOP 622 Leadership
  • IOP 710/IOP 701 Research Methods
  • IOP 633 Organizational Theory and Behavior

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the principles of psychology to organizational and leadership challenges
  • Utilize psychology methods for issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work-life balance
  • Address complex issues brought forth by the current multi-generational workforce

Meet Our Faculty

Achu Alexander, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor
(508) 849-3440

Gary Blanchard

Psychology and Human Services

Megan Dumas

Field Placement Coordinator
Graduate Counseling Psychology Program

Stefanie Howe Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Psychology and Human Services

Lynn LeBlanc-Marrone

Health & Emergency Management

Judith LeDoux

Project Director, Mental Health First Aid

Fr. Stephen Lundrigan M.A., M.Div., Th.M., Psy.D.

Campus Chaplain, Lecturer
Campus Ministry; School of Liberal Arts & Sciences
John Pratico

John Pratico, MA, CAGS, PsyD, LMHC

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dean of Behavioral and Mental Health Programs
(508) 849-3413