Organizational Psychology MA (Online) Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data

Retention Rate

The one-semester retention rate for those entering the Master’s of Organizational Psychology (Online) program in Falls 2017 through 2020 was 89% (39/44).

Methodology: Retention rate is calculated as new students who enrolled in a Fall term of one academic year and came back the subsequent Fall term, e.g. retention rate = (Fall 2018)/(Fall 2017).  When the program length is one year or less, semester to semester retention is calculated, e.g., retention rate = (Spring 2019)/(Fall 2018). 

Graduation Rate and Time to Degree

The Master’s in Organizational Psychology (Online) program length is 1 year.  The 150% graduation rate for the four most recent graduating cohorts was 69.8 % (44/63).  The average time to degree for these cohorts was 11.63 months.

Methodology:   Time to degree in months is calculated by subtracting start date of the student from the date the degree was completed or conferred and reported in average months.  150% Graduation rate is calculated for full-time and part-time students combined; The 150% graduation rate is calculated by taking students who enrolled in Fall and Spring terms of one academic year (starting cohort) and graduated within 150% of the program length, e.g., 1.5 years.


This program does not lead to licensure.

Job Placement

Most of the Master’s in Organizational Psychology (Blended and Online) alumni find jobs within the first year after graduation.  For example, 79.2% (19/24) of alumni from the classes of 2017-2018 through 2020-21 found a job in their first year after graduation. 

Source: Alumni Survey, summer 2021. Valid percentages are reported.


100% of alumni in the MA in Organizational Psychology program (Blended and Online) earn $100,000 to $125,000 five years post-graduation. The majority (84%) of those two to four years post-graduation earn $75,000 to $175,000, with 17% earning $150,000 to $175,000. Within one-year post graduation, the majority (88%) earn $50,000 to $125,000, with 50% earning$50,000 to $75,000 and $13% earning $75,000 to $100,000, and 25% earning $100,000 to $125,000.

Source: Alumni Survey, summer 2021. Valid percentages are reported

Degrees Awarded

Twelve (12) degrees were awarded from September 2020 through August 2021.


One (1) student enrolled in 2020-21 academic year are no longer enrolled in the program.

Source: Attrition Report 2020-21 through Fall 2021.