Industrial Psychology, Certificate
Through Saint Louis University's School for Professional Studies' certificate in industrial psychology, you will gain a deeper understanding of the behavior of individuals and groups within a variety of organizational contexts. The program's interactive courses include content and projects that you can apply directly to your personal and professional life. Advanced courses focus on research and practice in the areas of workplace health and stress management, motivation, employee training and development, and career development.
As part of the School for Professional Studies, this 24-credit program offers you a flexible option to meet your personal career goals. With six start terms each year through SLU online, you can begin working toward your education at any time. All courses are offered entirely online in eight-week terms, making advanced education more accessible for working professionals.
Graduates of SLU's industrial psychology certificate program are prepared for careers in policy planning, employee screening, training and development, organizational development analysis and intervention.
- Age: 22 years or older (exceptions may be made)
- Work Experience: At least three years or the equivalent
- Education: High school diploma or composite GED score of at least 2250
- Interview: Successful completion of a meeting with an academic coach (this can be done over the phone or on campus)
- Grade Point Average: Minimum transfer cumulative GPA of 2.5 (unless qualified for conditional admittance)
- Transcripts: Official transcripts from all institutions attended
Step 1 — Complete Application
Complete the application for admission online at https://www.slu.edu/online. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply for admission at least one month before the term in which they wish to enroll.
Step 2 – Request Official Transcripts
Have official transcripts mailed directly from all previously attended colleges to:
School for Professional Studies
Attention: Eric Miller
3840 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
Official transcripts may also be emailed directly to Eric Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants seeking a degree or certificate who have not earned a bachelor’s degree must obtain official transcripts for all previous college course work. If students have never attended college or have less than 15 credits of transferable college credits they will need to provide official high school or GED transcripts.
Applicants seeking a certificate who have a bachelor’s degree need only provide an official transcript from their primary higher education institution or evidence of a high school diploma or GED.
Non-degree applicants only need to provide unofficial copies as needed for prerequisites.
Step 3 — Meet with Academic Coach
Contact an academic coach to discuss the status of the application and educational and career goals. Students may schedule an appointment to speak with an academic coach on campus or over the phone/Zoom by calling 314-977-2330 or emailing email@example.com.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
There are two principal ways to help finance a Saint Louis University education:
- Scholarships: awarded based on academic achievement, service, leadership and financial need. The School for Professional Studies offers numerous scholarships and awards specially for new students.
- Financial Aid: provided in the form of grants and loans, some of which require repayment.
To determine eligibility for financial assistance, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) early for maximum consideration. FAFSA is available online at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
For information on other scholarships and financial aid, visit the student financial services office online at http://finaid.slu.edu.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The U.S. Department of Education requires (per 34 CRF Part 668) that all institutions participating in the federal Title IV student financial assistance programs (Pell Grants, federal student loans, etc.) publicly disclose certain data regarding all academic programs designated as "Gainful Employment" programs per DOE definitions.
- Graduates will be able to develop effective problem solving and critical thinking skills as applicable to academic and professional contexts and demonstrate aptitude for scientific inquiry.
- Graduates will be able to enhance technological literacy through utilization of professional appropriate computer software programs and communication technologies.
- Graduates will be able to describe the role of ethics in decision-making in multicultural, professional organizations
- Graduates will be able to understand the influence of biological, behavioral, mental, and environmental processes on behavior, motivation, and well-being.
- Graduates will be able to make oral presentations suitable for academic and professional audiences.
|CIS 2850||Principles of Data Analysis||3|
|PSYK 1010||General Psychology||3|
|PSYK 3330||Applied Personality||3|
|PSYK 3340||Applied Social Psychology||3|
|PSYK 4250||Motivation & Self-Management||3|
|PSYK 4450||Personal & Career Advancement||3|
|PSYK 4760||Training & Development||3|
|PSYK 4770||Occupational Health & Stress||3|
Students must maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA.