BGSU psych program #2 in the nation


U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Bowling Green State University’s industrial and
organizational psychology program one of the best in the nation. The program is tied for No. 2 on the
recently released list of 2018 Best Grad Schools.
“We are excited by BGSU’s No. 2 ranking,” said Michael Zickar, a professor and chair of the Department of
Psychology. “Our program’s reputation is a function of our great faculty and the success that our alumni
have had over the years.”
U.S. News & World report shared this about the ranking: “Industrial and organizational
psychologists strive to make workplaces more efficient, pleasant and productive through research and
application. These are the top psychology programs for industrial and organizational psychology.”
BGSU’s industrial and organizational psychology program regularly appears on this list, having placed No.
4 and No. 3 in previous rankings. Rankings are based on input from department chairs and senior faculty.
BGSU shares this year’s honor with Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota — Twin
Cities and University of South Florida.
Industrial and organizational psychology aims to prepare students for careers as active contributors to
the psychology of work. Learning and developmental experiences are provided through coursework, research
and applied projects.
Graduates of BGSU’s program can be found in a variety of professional settings, from academic to applied.
Employers include Dow Chemical, IBM, Procter & Gamble and Wells Fargo.
“Industrial-organizational psychology has been labeled one of the fastest-growing occupations by Money
Magazine and the Wall Street Journal,” Zickar said. “Our graduates help increase the productivity of
organizations as well as improve the daily lives of individual employees.”

No posts to display