MBA - Organizational Psychology Concentration

The Master of Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Organizational Psychology provides the graduate student the opportunity to use relevant business skills to address complex issues that exist within the organizational environment. Core courses reinforce the ability to critically analyze and assess industry challenges.  The concentration courses incorporate career-related knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as opportunities for experiential learning, that prepare graduates for lifelong learning and professional success in fields such as human resources, government, business, nonprofits, and marketing.

Upon completion of this program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision-making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions. 
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Evaluate and integrate relevant academic/professional literature to formulate action plans to improve group and team performance in alignment with organizational competency models. 

Master of Business Administration — Organizational Psychology Concentration

Master of Business Administration 

Foundation Courses
BUS5000Business Fundamentals3
BUS5010Quantitative Methods in Business3
Core Courses
FISV5600Financial Management3
FISV5720Financial Reporting and Control3
MGMT5575Operations Management3
MGMT5800Effective Leadership3
MGMT5900Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law3
MRKT5500Strategic Marketing3
RSCH5800Evidence-Based Research in Management3
Organizational Psychology Courses *
MGMT6225Team Dynamics3
PSYC5400Organizational Psychology3
Choose two of the following:6
Talent Development
Coaching and Consultation Skills
Attitude and Motivation in the Workplace
One HRM, LEAD or PSYC course, 5000 level or higher
Career Capstone Course
MGMT6800Business Policy and Strategy3
Total Credits36.0-42.0

Note for Providence Campus students: MBA concentration courses may only be available online. Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding course availability and for planning.