Build a Better Work Environment

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? Today’s businesses and organizations need professionals who understand human behavior, group dynamics and how to make the workplace function better.

This unique program at one of only a handful of NJ schools with AACSB-accreditation combines business and psychology. Have an impact on the organization’s bottom line by helping to improve employee satisfaction and job performance.

Where Potential Becomes a Plan

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a growth rate of 14% between 2018-2028. Graduates in this field can work as consultants to organizations, or serve in-house in a variety of jobs. 

Common Careers

  • Human Resource Officer
  • Employee Development Manager
  • Organizational Development Director
  • Quality Performance Manager
  • Organizational Psychologist
  • Testing Specialist
  • Compensation and Benefits Specialist
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Major Requirements

For business majors

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) in Organizational Psychology

For liberal arts majors

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Actuarial Science

The major requirements are the same whether students pursue a B.S.B.A. or a B.A. in Organizational Psychology. The difference between the two degrees is the college-level core requirements.

Start Strong to Make it Big

Rider graduates are in high-demand because of their knowledge and experience in the field. You will find former Broncs working in a variety of settings and companies.

Recent Employers

  • Church & Dwight
  • iCIMS
  • Mathematica
  • NovoNordisk
  • NMS Labs
  • PVH Corp
Internships & Co-Ops

How to Apply

View requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply.

Engaged Learning

Learning by doing. That’s the driving principle behind Engaged Learning at Rider. It’s where theory meets practice, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and insights you’ve gained in the classroom to real-world situations and professional settings.

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Flexible Learning Options for Adults

Rider also offers a flexible version of this program tailored to fit the busy schedules and learning needs of non-traditional, adult learners.


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Transferring to Rider

Interested in transferring to Rider for business?
Visit the Community College Agreements page to see the community colleges Rider partners with and the courses that transfer for each major. 


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Sweigart Hall 243

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