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.

    Admissions Requirements

    Rider’s online B.A. is designed around the unique needs of working professionals who seek career advancement. We offer multiple start times per year in the fall, winter, spring and summer to give you the flexibility to learn and study at your own pace.


    Let Rider help you develop your leadership expertise as means to position yourself for success. Learn more about our application process and discover what it takes to reach your educational goals.

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    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 can also earn college credit for knowledge acquired through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).

    Learn What Motivates Human Behavior

    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

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