Wright State’s Human Factors and Industrial/Organizational Psychology Ph.D. program features an academic path that produces results neither specialty could achieve alone. You will understand the relationship of Human Factors and I/O through interaction with students from both areas in a variety of research settings.
Identify how behaviors and attitudes can be improved through hiring practices, training programs, and feedback systems. Learn how to select people who fit a given work environment — or help an organization succeed by designing a more effective organizational structure.
Ongoing projects by current students include interdisciplinary collaborations with defense, medicine, computer science and engineering. There are many such opportunities in the Dayton area.
Target a career in business and industry, research, teaching, government, or consulting. Your employer will know they can count on you to help improve the motivation, performance, training, and job satisfaction of that organization’s team members. No matter what professional path you choose, your Human Factors and Industrial/Organizational Psychology Ph.D. program at Wright State will prepare you for professional success.