Master of Arts
The Master of Arts (MA) in Human Relations offers students advanced study in the theoretical and pragmatic nuances of human relationships. Designed for students who do not wish to obtain counseling licensure or certification, this degree program is appropriate for a variety of helping professionals including, but not limited to, teachers, administrators, clergy members, and business professionals. The program is built on foundational core courses in human development, social behavior and diversity, research design, counseling or educational theories, and a practicum field experience. One of the major benefits of the program is its flexibility. Along with the foundational core courses, students are granted 15 credits of electives, which they tailor to their individual interests.
Use the Course Planning Matrix to see when Human Relations courses will be offered.
Master’s Core Component – 15 credits
|CO 5090 Introduction to Human Relations||3|
|CO 5050 Advanced Human Development||3|
|CO 5040 Social Behavior and Diversity||3|
|ED 5000 Social Behavior in a Diverse Society||3|
|CO 5070 Research Design in the Helping Professions||3|
|ED 5030 Research Design||3|
|CO 5260 Counseling Theories||3|
|ED 5060 Theories of Learning and Cognitive Development||3|
Human Relations Specialization Component – 15 credits
With your advisor, you’ll choose specialization courses appropriate for your program of study.
Capstone Experience – 3 credits
Total for MA in Human Relations – 33 credits
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