Human Relations

Master of Arts

DescriptionDegree OptionsAdmissions Requirements
Our 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.

Students can complete the 33 credit MA in Human Relations program by itself or add one of the following graduate certificate programs to meet the 15 credits of electives.

MA in Human Relations
Addictions Treatment Certificate
Couples and Family Therapy Certificate
Eating Disorders Institute Certificate
Organizational Approaches to Transformation and Healing (OATH) Certificate
Personal Approaches to Transformation and Healing (PATH) Certificate
Admissions requirements for all MA in Human Relations requires the following materials to be submitted through our online application

  • 3.0 or better in undergraduate coursework
  • Official transcripts from any/all college level work
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of interest
  • NH Residency Verification form (NH residents only)
  • $75 application fee

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate Options

  • Official transcripts showing conferral of bachelor’s degree
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or better in the required courses
  • Completion of application for admission