Head of track: Dr. Hedva Braunstein
MTA is the only place in the center of the country, where you can study occupational psychology.
Why occupational psychology?
This program is designed for students interested in:
· Treating the psychological processes in the encounters between people and the workplace
· Helping people through methods of psychological intervention for diagnoses and selection of occupations
· Assisting companies and organizations to find the human resources that meet the requirements of the positions they need filled
· Contributing to creating a psychological climate that is beneficial to the organization and individual.
Why study occupational psychology?
In occupational psychology students learn to handle changes in occupation due to changes in physical or psychological health, to help people with learning disabilities, to have an effect on how well individuals adapt to the workplace and more.
You will be trained to work at career centers, companies that screen human resources, human resources departments at companies and organizations, occupational rehabilitation units, test and assessment tool development centers and private practice.
The BA in Occupational Psychology is a two-year program. The curriculum consists of 60 credit units. It includes required courses, electives and seminars. Aside from the courses and seminars, students are required to participate in a practicum (no credit units) once a week for two semesters in their second year and to submit a term paper.