Adler University Vancouver

Master’s in Industrial & Organizational Psychology

  • Master's 2 Year
  • In Class
  • Regular

Program Description

Adler University’s Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Industrial and Organizational Psychology programs prepare students to foster workplaces that encourage leadership, innovation, and wellbeing.

Our comprehensive program offers a Ministry-approved curriculum that integrates science, practice, and active learning. Bringing together theory, research, applied skills, and practical experience, it is designed to give students the in-depth theoretical knowledge and real-world experience to be effective, forward-thinking organizational experts.

Both programs prepare socially responsible specialists who utilize industrial and organizational psychology to address today’s most pressing workplace issues in a wide variety of professional settings, including human resources, academia, and consulting.

Thesis & Non-Thesis Options

Adler University offers two options of its Industrial and Organizational Psychology programs for students. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program includes a thesis, and the Master of Industrial and Organizational Psychology program is a non-thesis option. Both options offer a Ministry-approved curriculum that integrates science, practice, and active learning.

Student Outcomes

Our program prepares specialists in organization psychology to work as internal and external consultants or full-time professionals in a variety of fields, including:

  • Human resources
  • Academia
  • Organizational change
  • Employee relations
  • Private practice
  • Learning and development
  • Talent management consulting
  • Occupational health and wellbeing
  • Group dynamics and facilitation
  • Leadership development and coaching

Admission Description

At Adler University, we take great pride in our diverse student body. Students represent a wide range of professional interests, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and academic and work histories. We admit individuals with a strong record of academic achievement and a commitment to social responsibility.

Admissions reviews all submitted documents to see if they meet the following criteria.

Requirements for completed applications:

  • All applicants – Domestic and International Students – must have a minimum UG GPA of 3.0 or higher. Some exceptions may be made for students who have a GR degree.
  • International students must have a minimum score in one of the following English proficiency tests:
    • 88 or better on the IBT (Internet-based TOEFL);
    • 6.5 IELTS in all bands;
    • PTE must have a minimum score of 62
  • Statement of Intent
  • Resume indicating related experience
  • Writing sample (M.A. Industrial and Organizational Psychology applicants only)
  • All applicants who meet the minimum requirements in (1) and (2) will be required to interview with a program representative. Applicants will be assessed on their academic background, work and/or volunteer experience, fit with university mission and the program of interest. Based on the interview, the decision will be (a) direct admission to the graduate program of interest, or (b) admission to the Graduate Preparatory Program (GPP) or (c) denied admission.
  • Students who are admitted to the GPP are required to successfully complete this 12-week, non-credit program with a 76% (B+) passing grade in order to proceed to their Graduate program.

International Applicants

Applicants with international (outside the U.S. or Canada) post-secondary education should send a scan of their official transcript to the admissions office as this program is exempt from the requirement to complete a transcript evaluation. Please speak to your Admissions Advisor if you require more details.

*Applicants submitting admission documents (transcripts, bank documents, English proficiency scores, etc.) that are found to have been altered or fabricated will be denied admission. Denials based on fraudulent documents cannot be appealed.


Other Details


  • Program Type: In Class


  • Study Type: Regular


  • Key Point: Industrial & Organizational Psychology


  • Category: Industrial & Organizational Psychology


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Adler University Vancouver

Program level:
Master's 2 Year
Application fee: $23.29 USD
Tuition: $790.46 USD
Cost of Living: $395.23 USD
Starting Date: Submission deadline Status
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