The Department of Human Relations offers undergraduate and graduate programs. Human Relations prepares you for any profession in which a knowledge of human behavior, organizational behavior, social issues and change strategies, and diversity and gender issues is paramount. Human Relations graduates have used their studies to continue or embark on successful careers in the military, counseling and human services, non-profit organizations, education, government, corrections, athletic coaching and training, and in a multitude of other business and work settings. Human Relations programs can also give you the knowledge and skills to enrich your life outside of the workplace. Take a class and find out what HR can do for you!
- On the Norman campus, we offer a Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, a Master in Human Relations degrees, and Graduate Certificates.
- On the OU-Tulsa campus, we offer a Master in Human Relations and Graduate Certificates
- In addition, the Master in Human Relations and Graduate Certificates are available on selected American military bases in Europe and in the United States through Advanced Programs in the OU College of Continuing Education.
One of the best ways to get acquainted with the Human Relations program is to meet our faculty. Our "Meet Our Faculty" page provides you with introduction information as well as contact information.
Would you like to apply to the OU, Tulsa, or AP Human Relations Program? Admissions will get you started.
Human relations DEGREES
Will my courses give me the skills needed in today's job market?
- Human resource development
- Counseling or other helping professions
- Non-profit, public and private organizations
- Equal opportunity
- Organizational and military leadership
- Nursing and other health professions
- Family or Social Services
- Teaching and other positions in education
- Civil Service
You can use a Master’s degree in Human Relations acquire the knowledge and skills to advance in or prepare for a career in:
Graduates of the Department of Human Relations have obtained such jobs as:
Public Relations Director
American Indian Tribal Planner
Chamber of Commerce Director
Training and Development Specialist
Organizational Development Facilitator
Employee Relations Specialist
Minority Student Counselor
Crisis Intervention Counselor
County Agency Director
Community College Instructor
Council on Aging Director
Youth Services Coordinator
Employee Assistant Program Manager
Affirmative Action Specialist
Women's Resource Program Director
Family Shelter Counselor
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Human Resources Development Manager
Child Welfare Worker
Counselor to Victims of Domestic Violence
Recent employment offerings for individuals specializing in Human Relations
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Princeton University - Greater New York City Area
Director Diversity & Inclusion
The Woodmansee Group - Charlotte, North Carolina Ar
Diversity & Inclusion Operations Associate
Pfizer Inc. - New York, New York (Greater New York City Area)
Director, Diversity and Inclusion
The University of Texas Medical Branch, utmbHealth - Galveston (Houston, Texas Area)
Lead, Diversity & Inclusion
Amway - Ada, MI (Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area)
Vice President of Diversity (Chief Diversity Officer)
Bellevue College - 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue WA 98007 (Greater Seattle Area)
Global Diversity & Inclusion Outreach Manager
Microsoft - Redmond, WA, US (Greater Seattle Area)
To get more ideas of the many kinds of different careers in which Human Relations graduates can be found, click here to go to our "Meet Our Alumni" page.