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Human Relations

Vital Statistics

Student Outcomes: 2019-2020
Required Credits: 39
Number of graduates: 8 (6 as dual degree)
Completion rate: 71% (95% for dual degree)
Employment Rate: 100% of those seeking work

Program Overview

A program designed to provide professionals with understanding and skills in human relations.

The Master of Science in Human Relations Program consists of a minimum of 39 hours of non-clinical counseling courses and electives for individuals who do not plan to seek licensure or national certification. This Master of Science in Human Relations Program is appropriate for individuals such as teachers, ministers, human resource directors, nurses, law enforcement officers, managers, student affairs personnel in college or university settings, and others who may regularly apply psychological insights in their work settings. This Master of Science in Human Relations Program consists of 24 hours of counseling courses and 15 hours of electives, typically from such graduate level academic disciplines as business, communications, education, and varied human services fields.

Program Objectives

  • Objective 1: The program will recruit, admit, and retain qualified applicants.
  • Objective 2: The program will provide didactic and experiential opportunities for graduates to become competent and ethical practitioners of counseling or human relations within a multicultural and pluralistic society.
  • Objective 3: Alumni of the program will achieve licensure/employment within their field within one year of graduation at an 85% rate.




Degree Program Schedule

The Master of Science in Human Relations is offered to students year round (Fall, Spring and Summer semesters) on a full-time or part-time basis. Courses are offered in the late afternoon, evening, weekends, summer, and through distance technology to accommodate the needs of students.

Application deadline is December 31, 2021 for Spring 2022 admission. There is a rolling admissions policy for Fall 2022 admission. However, it is recommended that you apply no later than July 31, 2022 to allow proper time for the application review and admissions process. Completed applications, including standardized test scores (GRE/MAT test scores only required if overall GPA is below 3.0), should be submitted with your application. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact