one year - MSc Behavioral and Organizational Psychology


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Program Description

Scientific foundation for experienced professionals | Without a first university degree

Knowledge sharing of the necessary business management and psychological sciences in order to enable comprehensive understanding and strategic orientation towards tasks within the individual’s own professional activities, as well as acquiring current and practice-oriented specialist knowledge and transferring it to relevant questions of occupational practice.

Development of key competencies | Master’s Degree through distance learning

Enabling the students to act in an efficient manner by deepening their knowledge of business psychology, further developing their communication and negotiation skills, and expanding their own competence by applying current approaches and methods they have learned.

Trends and research topics of the future | Behavioral and Organizational Psychology

Dealing with current research and applied topics as well as with questions of the workplace of the future in order to strengthen one's own analytical and argumentative skills, towards a more wholesome understanding of how business psychology is likely to shape up in times to come.


For whom has this Master’s Program been designed?

The Master’s program is aimed at (prospective) managers and decision-makers in the field of business and management, as well as professionals in various fields who want to build up and expand their knowledge for the future while being able to scientifically substantiate their professions.

Learning the concept of the Distance Learning Program

High Practical Relevance | Innovative Distance Learning | Individual and Competent Student Support | 100% online

The learning concept of MSc Behavioral and Organizational Psychology is characterized by a high level of relevance to evidence-based content as well as innovative teaching and learning methods. The design as a pure distance learning course means optimal orientation to the needs of the target group.

The combination of guided self-study, individual student support, and e-learning units offers students the possibility of learning independent of time and place, oriented to their own professional requirements and needs.

The use of modern e-learning components guarantees students interactive learning as well as clear presentation and discussion of abstract content. Interactive Webinars and discussions in virtual space promote the integration of theoretical principles and methods into professional practice. The use of a Virtual Tutorial in the form of an online learning platform enables flexible and network-like knowledge transfer, which can be optimally varied and adapted according to individual learning needs and progress.

The provision of Recordings of all interactive live offers such as Webinars or Online Lectures as well as all learning material in electronic form facilitates knowledge management and asynchronous learning for students in a learning group with different professional conditions and freedom. In addition, this means simpler and time- and location-independent documentation and repetition of teaching content.


Main Program Focus

The content and structure of the Master's program support a practice-oriented understanding of Business Psychology. Starting from the introduction to the fundamentals about the program, Behavioral and Organizational Psychology contents and competences are systematically imparted, whereby successive modules aim to analytically tie in with the knowledge acquired in the previous module so that they can be integrated for the understanding of the following module.

Depending on professional requirements and areas of responsibility, students develop a theoretical understanding and associated skills in the field of Business Psychology.

Focus Areas

The content of the one-year Master's program is based on the following seven focal points:

  • Foundations of Research in Business Psychology
  • Introduction to Business Psychology
  • Psychology of the Individual: Personality and Intelligence
  • Mental and Physical Well-Being at Work
  • Psychology of Interpersonal Relations and Managing People
  • Organizational Culture

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Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

The AIHE Academic Institute for Higher Education GmbH offers modern, creative and innovative distance learning courses and further education in the field of psychology. And this for more than 14 years ... Read More

The AIHE Academic Institute for Higher Education GmbH offers modern, creative and innovative distance learning courses and further education in the field of psychology. And this for more than 14 years. Online Master's programs with practical relevance and skillful didactics. Exciting, scientific and practice-oriented at the same time. In exceptional cases, professionals have the opportunity to be admitted to the Master's programs without a first degree (without a Bachelor's degree). Read less