Human Relations - Tulsa Program

A Flexible Graduate Program For Working Adults.

Weekend, Evening, and Online Courses

36-credit hour program designed to be completed within 24 months: even while working full-time

No entrance exam scores are required for admittance.

Students may begin the program during ANY academic semester.

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Fall 2012

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For students seeking admission on the Tulsa campus, applications must be be made FIRST to The University of Oklahoma Graduate College and second, to the Department of Human Relations.

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Graduate College admission requirements and policies
No entrance examination is required.

  • The Department of Human Relations selects candidates whose academic preparation, personal qualities, and past educational experiences, volunteer activities, and work experiences give promise for success in the program.
  • Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of 3.0 (on the four point scale) during the last 60 graded hours of their undergraduate degree. Conditional admission may be approved for applicants with a Grade Point Average of 2.75.

Applicants must submit to the Department of Human Relations (after acceptance to the Graduate College) the following information:

1. An autobiographical statement that includes the applicant’s reasons for seeking admission.
2. A personal resumé.
3. Three letters of recommendation that attest to the applicant’s potential to do graduate level work.

These materials should be sent to:

Department of Human Relations
The University of Oklahoma
601 Elm Avenue, Room 728
Norman, OK 73019-3108

Addtionally the HR Program Planner explains substantial amounts of information about planning your potential education in the HR program.

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You may also be interested in earning a certificate in

  • Human Resource Diversity and Development
  • Helping Skills in Human Relations

All course work taken for these certificates will apply to the MHR.  However, the certificate can be taken separately from the MHR.  The certificate introduces students to the Master’s degree in Human Relations (MHR) and serves as recognition of work accomplished in a concentration before the completion of the MHR.    It can also serve as continuing education. 

The Graduate Certificate in Helping Skills in Human Relations provides professionals in a wide variety of helping professions with the knowledge and skills to improve relationships, and to be effective and ethical helpers.   

Requires 12 hours of course work 

  • Theoretical Foundations in Human Relations
  • Counseling Skills in Human Relations
  • Ethical Issues in Human Relations Counseling
  • and a counseling elective. 

    *Elective options include but are not limited to Career Counseling, Group Counseling, Women and Mental Health, Social Justice Counseling, Violence Against Women, Counseling Approaches, Multicultural Counseling, Counseling with Diverse Populations, Psychosocial Development, Chemical Dependency, Diagnosis in HR Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Posttraumatic Stress, and Recovery from Addiction. Theoretical Foundations and Ethical Issues are available as online courses, and some of the elective options are available online or as directed readings.

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Diversity and Development will help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in the contemporary workplace.  Students will learn how to develop human resources and address social justice and diversity issues in work settings.

Requires 12 hours of graduate course work

  • Human Resources for Human Relations Professional
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Diversity and Justice in Organizations
  • and one organizational elective.  

    *Elective options include, but are not limited to, Seminar in Leadership in Organizations, Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace, Work and Life Integration, Special Topics in Management, Women and Leadership, Work/Life Balance, Organizational Change and Development, Creative Problem Solving, Non-Profit Organizations, Women Work and the Family, Employment Mediation, and Supervision in the Workplace.

    All of the required courses for this certificate are available as online courses, and some of the elective options are available online or as directed readings.

For details on receiving your graduate certificate, contact your academic advisor.

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