I once read a book called the Psychology of Everyday Things and fell in love with the concept of engineering design from a person-centered perspective.

Is this a part of what I/O psychologists do?

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Check out Aptima. This is exactly what we do. I’m an IO psych 😊

Not all IOs do this type of work, though. Happy to chat more.


I haven’t read the book, but it sounds like you might be interested in human factors engineering/human factors psychology. I don’t know of many reputable certificate programs, but one good one I’m sure of is at San Diego State (https://ces.sdsu.edu/open-university-certificate-in-industrial-organizational-psychology-io) but I don’t know if it can be done virtually.

You can check out all grad programs here: https://www.siop.org/Events-Education/Graduate-Training-Program


Oh and my goal is to earn in the higher 6 figures!

Thank you so much!!


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