Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Akron
The I/O psychology graduate program at The University of Akron is one of the highest rated and most respected programs in the nation.
Whether this evaluation is based on research productivity (Gibby, Reeve, Grauer, Mohr, & Zickar, 2002; Oliver, Blair, Gohrman, & Woehr, 2005), reputational ratings (U.S. News and World Reports, 2005), attraction of high-caliber students, or the placement of our graduates, the University of Akron's program is consistently rated one of the top 10 I/O graduate programs in the nation.
With over 40 Ph.D. and M.A. students and eight core or supporting I/O faculty members, our I/O program is one of the largest in the country.
The number of faculty and students and the diversity of their interests allow graduate students to pursue a wide range of career and research options. Due to the emphasis on I/O coursework, students graduate with a strong background in all areas of I/O Psychology.
For those interested in Industrial Gerontology, the I/O Psychology program offers a Ph.D. specialty in Industrial Gerontology.