The Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology Doctoral Program has been ranked #7 in the country according to U.S. News and World Reports
The Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology Doctoral Program, housed in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts, has been ranked #7 in the country according to U.S. News and World Reports. The I/O Psychology Doctoral Program at Texas A&M trains individuals to be both scientists and practitioners.
A strong grounding in basic and applied research skills, and the theoretical underpinnings of I/O psychology are essential for both academic and applied work. The goal of the I/O psychology program is to continue to be a center of scholarly excellence in I/O psychology, and conduct high-quality basic and applied research. Consequently, faculty and student collaboration in ongoing research projects is strongly emphasized. Represented within are the areas of testing and personnel selection, criterion development, training, performance appraisal, individual differences, organizational commitment, occupational health, workplace diversity, group processes, decision-making, and conflict.
The program maintains an average of 20 full-time students, with approximately 3-4 new students admitted each fall. Admission is highly selective. Selection criteria include GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative, Writing), GPA, letters of recommendation, research experience and interests, and the applicant’s personal statement of professional/career goals. Additional information about the program can be found at the I/O program home page.
Admission information specific to the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be found on the department’s admissions information page.