PSY 665 - Applied Psychological Research Design

  • 3 credits

The course is designed to provide practical knowledge and skills to Masters-level practitioners. Course topics include an overview of the scientific method, threats to internal and external validity, how to conduct a literature review, and how to design both well-controlled laboratory studies and a variety of field studies that are common in Industrial/Organizational psychology.

This course can be applied toward:


Any graduate applied statistics course. Admission to the Plan C graduate program in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Research Methods in Applied Settings: An Integrated Approach to Design & Analysis, 3rd Ed. (2017)
    Gliner, J.A., Morgan, G.A., & Leech, N.L.


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