Managerial Psychology

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The Department of Psychology offers a managerial psychology minor that fills the need of many students who want essential training in behavior relevant to management in organizations which would help them in their professional careers as well as personal lives. The minor follows a number of themes important for NDSU students' in their future working lives: (1) managerial behavior derived from learning self-management, (2) managerial behavior derived from knowing and understanding others, and their diversity, (3) learning the broad implications of psychology for working with others, (4) recognizing the judgment, problem solving, and decision making foundation of managerial behavior, and (5) developing an understanding of the intrapersonal, interpersonal and organizational contexts of managerial behavior.