Applied Social and Organizational Psychology

ASOP program banner Applied Social and Organizational Psychology

Building on the 45+ years of success of our master’s program in Industrial/Organizational psychology, the Department of Psychology at IUPUI is pleased to offer a new doctoral degree in Applied Social and Organizational Psychology (ASOP) with a concentration in Diversity Science.

Program objectives

  • Train researchers and practitioners to address societal and organizational issues using theories and methods from social and industrial/organizational psychology
  • Prepare graduates for the challenges associated with today’s increasingly global and diverse workplace through our innovative concentration in Diversity Science

Why ASOP at IUPUI School of Science?

Psychology department in downtown Indianapolis

Incredible job opportunities 

• Industrial/Organizational psychology is the fastest growing occupation in the country

• Occupations range from consulting, HR training and development to diversity and talent management

• ASOP is a unique blend of social and organizational psychology training, making graduates competitive for research, teaching, and industry positions

• The Diversity Science focus will set graduates apart and prepare them for a diverse workforce


Psychology department in downtown Indianapolis

Central location in downtown Indianapolis

• IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research institution

• Indianapolis is the state capital and 14th largest city in the US

• Indianapolis offers a wide variety of research and training sites for students and all the cultural amenities of urban life


small student cohortGenerous student support

• Funding and tuition remission available

• Small cohorts = personal attention from faculty, support from peers

• 1:1 faculty to student ratio

• Endowed fellowship made possible by generous donation from IUPUI I/O Psychology alumnus