Forbes Advisor again ranks S&T’s online psychology master’s program in top 10

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On October 10, 2023

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Missouri S&T’s online master’s degree program in psychological science recently earned a top ranking from the website Forbes Advisor. This is the second time in two years that S&T’s program has earned this distinction.

Forbes Advisor Education, dedicated to providing readers with unbiased rankings, recently picked Missouri S&T as one of its top 10 “Best Online Psychology Master’s Degrees.”

Forbes Advisor scored 45 colleges and universities that offer online programs in the United States using 17 data points in the categories of credibility (including accreditation and nonprofit status), affordability, student outcomes, student experience and cost of application fees. Specific characteristics that were considered within each category included the average price per year, financial aid offerings, Pell Grant recipient graduation rate, graduation rate and transfer-out rate.

“I am extremely proud of all the students, faculty and staff affiliated with our master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology,” says Dr. Clair Reynolds Kueny, chair and associate professor of psychological science at S&T. “We hope to continue to grow our reputation and offerings at this level while ensuring that our students receive a strong core foundation in statistics and research methods. It’s rewarding to see how our students graduate and almost immediately impact a business by adding their expertise related to organizational effectiveness and strategy.”

Missouri S&T’s online master’s degree in industrial-organizational psychology emphasizes the application of psychological science to enhance the performance and well-being of people in organizations. I-O psychologists develop assessments of people for selection and placement into jobs, effective training programs, strategies for organizational development, measurement of performance, and ways to promote quality of work-life.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students located in Rolla, Missouri. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T offers over 100 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top public universities for salary impact, according to the Wall Street Journal. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit

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