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Master's Degree in Psychology of Work and Organizational Well-being

LUMSA University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus

Program description

Master's Degree in Psychology of Work and Organizational Well-being

The Master's Degree Course in Psychology of Work and Organizational Well-being aims to train master's graduates with high theoretical-scientific and professional skills in the field of psychology aimed at the management of human resources and the promotion of well-being in the workplace, as well as the evaluation and planning of individual, group and network intervention in organizations. The Master's Degree Course in Psychology of Work and Organizational Well-Being also aims to provide the specific skills required of psychologists who intend to carry out research and intervention activities in relation to the different organizational contexts.

Admission requirements

Applicants are selected based on their curriculum vitae (CV), possibly supplemented by an entrance test and or interview with the director of the program (for international applicants).


  • A university bachelor's degree containing a minimum of 88 ECTS or equivalent comprised in the following fields: general psychology, psychobiology and physiological psychology, psychometry, developmental psychology and educational psychology, work and organizational psychology, dynamic psychology, clinical psychology. it is necessary to hold at least 6 ECTS in 7 out of the 8 previously mentioned fields
  • English language knowledge at least equal to B2 level of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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Program content

First year

  • Evidence-based management
  • Training, empowerment, and strengthening of soft skills, business coaching and counseling
  • Promotion and protection of health and well-being within organizations
  • Statistical methods for the analysis of organizational phenomena
  • Workshop: structures and processes of the organizations
  • Methods and techniques of selection and assessment of human resources
  • Group dynamics, conflict and negotiation in organizations
  • Decision-making psychology applied to organizations
  • Economics and development of innovation
  • Workshop: project management
  • Workshop: business English
  • Theology

Second year

  • Lifelong learning and skills assessment
  • Fundamentals of labor law
  • Workshop: diversity management and organizational change
  • Workshop: corporate welfare systems and incentives
  • Workshop: mart working and new work scenarios
  • Workshop: organizational communication and corporate social responsibility
  • Psychology of the environment and psychosocial well-being in organizational contexts
  • Two out of the three following courses:
    • Economics of innovation and sustainability (elective)
    • Organizational design and behavior (elective)
    • Digital strategy (elective)
  • Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Studying at LUMSA means also the possibility to access a series of scholarships:

  • Laziodisu: international students can apply to the regional scholarship program at Laziodisu each year. Region Lazio offers many scholarships to all students as well as financial support for the accommodation
  • Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers every year several scholarships to international students or to Italian students living abroad to access master degrees
  • Associazione Tincani: international students can apply to scholarships offered by the private association Associazione Tincani which offers each year several scholarships to all students regardless of their nationality

Program delivery

Classes are organized in two semesters during each year of study. Usually first semester starts in October and ends at the end of December; while second semester starts at the end of February and ends by May.

After the course has ended, respecting the course structure provided, students may take an examination; Master’s Degree in Psychology of work and organizational well-Beingholds three exam sessions a year, in winter, summer and autumn and offers at least seven dates of exams during year.

Tuition fees

Participation costs for international students have been set at € 3.500 per year. 


Master of Science (MSc) in Psychology of Work and Organizational Well-being

Career opportunities

  • Managers of human resources and organizational processes among public and private, as well as profit and non-profit organizations;
  • Professionals of organizational consultancies, dealing with personnel selection and training, organizational analysis and planning; outplacement, stress prevention, and organizational well-being;
  • Freelance consultants, as a trainer, counselor, tutor, mentor, coach, recruiter and evaluator of human resources, as well as an analyzer of the quality of processes, of the organizational climate and culture, and of the risks of work-related stress.

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About this institute

LUMSA University

LUMSA (Libera Università degli Studi Maria Ss. Assunta di Roma) is a public non-state Italian university formed on Catholic principles. It is the second oldest university in Rome after Sapienza, and was founded by Luigia Tincani in 1939. LUMSA is...

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Why study at LUMSA University

The LUMSA teaching staff are highly trained and always open to discussion with students, to assist them along the path to greater understanding and offer advice on organising their studies or making career choices. The results are clear to see from student satisfaction figures, with LUMSA achieving levels above the national average (96,5% compared to 88,9%).

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LUMSA University

Borgo Sant'Angelo 13
00193 Rome

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