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Admissions: Master's in I/O Psychology

Application Dates

The application deadline for Fall 2018 is March 1.

Admissions Requirements:

Admissions decisions for I/O Psychology programs are based on a holistic review of the applicant's interests, work experience, academic background, and personal goals. Minimum admission requirements are listed below.

*For those applicants who have not yet taken these prerequisite courses, a competitive application would include a plan to take these classes at an accredited institution (in-person or online) prior to starting the program be addressed in the Goal Statement.

Application Process:

Applications are only considered for the Fall semester. To apply, complete a Degree-Seeking UMBC Graduate School Application and use program name: Industrial & Organizational Psychology (MPS)

  1. Apply online
    • Submit your statement of goals as an attachment in the “Academic Goals and Research Interests” section
    • Insert names of references into “References” section (Note: we only require two. Put N/A in third line)
    • Submit Experience Form as an attachment in “Additional Admissions Documents” section
    • Complete residency information to be reviewed for in-state tuition rates
  2. Request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions to be sent to UMBC Graduate School, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250 or emailed to gradschool@umbc.edu.

Your application should include the following documents: (Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.)

To assist in applicants in identifying interests and career goals within the field of I/O Psychology prior to writing their goal statement, the department recommends visiting the website of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology at www.siop.org or Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (www.ptcmw.org).

Mailing Instructions

All application documents should be mailed to:
UMBC Graduate School, MPS: I/O Psychology
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

If you require further assistance, please contact Rickeysha Jones or call 301-738-6285 .



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