School of Psychology

Industrial-Organizational Psychology


The Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology program is no longer accepting or processing inquiries or applications.


The I-O program emphasizes a balanced educational approach in research and practical application, as both an internship and a thesis are required for completion of the degree.

The primary goal of Xavier's Master's I-O Psychology program is to train students to be successful professionals and by doing so, to create the best possible graduate program in the country.

Our recent graduates are working in the following positions:

  • Executive Recruiter
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Human Resources Team Leader
  • Learning Programs Coordinator
  • Management Consultant
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Research Analyst

Our recent graduates are also working for the following organizations:

  • Accenture Consulting
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Chiquita Brands Company
  • HCR- Manorcare
  • Information Resources, Inc
  • OKI Systems
  • Northstar Consulting
  • Red Herring Magazine
  • Target Retail Stores
  • William M. Mercer, Inc

The Xavier I-O program is also a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact ( In becoming a signatory, the program and its faculty made a commitment to support the UN Global Compact’s Ten Principles, and to engage in educational, research, and service activities that help to advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. You can read the I-O program’s 2020 Communication on Engagement here.

Read Dr. Mullins' The Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Member Spotlight Feature (May 5, 2021).

Contact Us

We are happy that you may want further information on our I-O program. Please feel free to contact the following people for further information on our I-O program:

Mr. Mack Maynard
Director of Academic Programs
School of Psychology
Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-6511
Phone: 513-745-1053


Morrie Mullins, Ph.D.
Professor, I-O Psychology Program
Chair, School of Psychology
Xavier University
3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207-6511
Phone: 513-745-3170