College of Education2013-2014
Department of Educational Psychology
Human Relations, Master of Education
What Can I Do with a Master of Education in Human Relations?
Set in a diverse, rigorous, and collaborative atmosphere, you will study human development, personality theory and motivation, learning theory, multiculturalism and diversity awareness and the principles of behavioral change-all topics that are sure to help you thrive in your profession.
Note: This is a non-practitioner program that does not meet the requirements for guidance counselor certification. If you are interested in the MEd in Human Relations, you must apply and be accepted to the College of Education's program in addition to being admitted to the university.
Career opportunities that might be pursued:
- Human resources specialist
To receive a master’s degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject areas, consisting of at least 30 units of graduate-level courses. (Many master’s degree programs require more than 30 units.)
You must additionally complete:
- All requirements for your specific academic plan(s). This may include a thesis.
- All graduate work with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
- All work toward the master’s degree must be completed within six consecutive years. The six years begins with the semester and year of admission to the program.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
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|Additional Admission Requirements||Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.|
Additional Admission Requirements
- Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
- NAU Graduate Online application required (www.nau.edu/graduateapply) for all programs. Details on admission requirements are included in the online application.
- Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent.
- Admission to many graduate programs is on a competitive basis, and programs may have higher standards than those established by the Graduate College.
- For details on graduate admission policies, please visit http://nau.edu/GradCol/Admissions/Graduate-Admissions-Policy/ .
- International applicants have additional admission requirements: http://nau.edu/GradCol/Admissions/International/.
Individual program admission requirements include:
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Personal statement or essay
- Program of study signed by applicant and advisor
Take the following 30 units:
Select three courses from (9 units):
Select nine (or more) units that comprise a graduate certificate offered through Northern Arizona University. Note: most certificate programs require 12 -15 credit hours. Certificate programs include:
- Assistive Technology
- Ethnic Studies
- Interdisciplinary Disability Policy and Practice
- Positive Behavior Support
- Public Management
- Women’s and Gender Studies
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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