Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Human Relations, Master of Education


Academic Information

This theoretically oriented plan is appropriate if you are in the business world, the military, or education-and are seeking advanced preparation in facilitating an understanding of human behavior and the learning process.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Human Relations, Master of Education


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Education in Human Relations?

Whether your career has taken you into business, the military, or education, the Human Relations master's degree can help you achieve an advanced understanding of human behavior and the learning process, as well as interpersonal communication skills.

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
  • Mediator
  • Manager
  • Administrator

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Human Relations, Master of Education


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College of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Human Relations, Master of Education


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 30
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Some online/blended coursework Required
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Purpose Statement

The Master of Education in Human Relations is a theoretical, non-practitioner program to deepen students’ understanding of:  human behavior, the learning process, and interpersonal communication skills.  This theoretically oriented plan is appropriate if you are in the business world, the military, or education-and are seeking advanced preparation in facilitating an understanding of human behavior and the learning process.  Specifically, the degree assists students to develop Master’s-level communication skills, critical thinking skills, interpersonal skills, and an appreciation of and sensitivity to human diversity. Students examine research design and statistical methods within the psychological sciences and explore psychological theories, in lifespan development, personality, and educational psychology.   They apply this knowledge to apply theoretical understandings to varying racial, ethnic and cultural contexts.  Completion of this program leads to developing effective skills in consulting within the individual’s chosen profession.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will:

 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Human Relations, Master of Education


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Psychology

Human Relations, Master of Education


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