Program overview

Discover a 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Psychology program that explores the foundational knowledge of human behavior and how these behaviors can affect an organization. Designed for working professionals and career changers seeking a role in human services, Rider's organizational psychology program lets students gain the skills and credentials to advance - while balancing their career and family. 

This program is offered through Rider’s Continuing Education Program and is designed for adult learners aged 25 and over.

Join us on October 16 for an in-person Graduate and Adult Learner Open House to connect with faculty and admissions counselors.

    Why choose Rider?

    • Learn 100% online
    • Choose from four convenient start dates in the fall, spring or summer.
    • Affordable online courses with a variety of financing options
    • Extensive advising and academic support for working adults
    • Complete your degree in 2 years or less.
    • No minimum GPA requirement
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    Program requirements

    The curriculum is designed to provide a seamless transition from an associate degree. Students can transfer up to 72 credits from a two-year institution (or 90 credits maximum). Students may also be eligible to earn college credit for knowledge acquired through prior learning.

    Common careers

    Are you interested in knowing what motivates a person to perform well at a job, or what qualities a company needs to look for to make a great hire? A degree in organizational psychology from Rider University focuses on the behavioral aspects of managing and supervising the human resources of an organization or business. Organizational psychologists are in demand because their expertise results in better hires, increased productivity, reduced turnover and lower labor costs.

    Career opportunities include:

    • Human resource officer
    • Employee development manager
    • Organizational development director
    • Quality performance manager
    • Organizational psychologist
    • Testing specialist
    • Compensation and benefits specialist