Program overview

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 Resources Officer
  • Employee Development Manager
  • Organizational Development Director
  • Quality Performance Manager
  • Organizational Psychologist
  • Testing Specialist
  • Compensation and Benefits Specialist

Program 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.

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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

Financial aid resources

Learn more about financial aid, tuition and the various options we offer to make your college education affordable.

Contact

Mark Promislo

Chair, Department of Management, Associate Professor

Sweigart Hall

mpromislo [at] rider.edu

609-895-5545

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