Human Relations, Master of Education
The Master of Education in Human Relations, available online, at several Extended Campus locations, and at the Flagstaff campus, is a theoretical, non-practitioner program to deepen your understanding of:
- human behavior
- the learning process
- interpersonal communication skills
Application Due Date
The M.Ed. in Human Relations program is offered at our Flagstaff campus, online, and at several Extended Campus locations.
The M.Ed. in Human Relations degree has a rolling admission. Admission decisions will be made periodically throughout each semester once you have completed all of the steps in the admission process.
International applicants to the M.Ed. in Human Relations program -- contact the NAU Graduate College for advisement before submitting your application 928-523-9284 or Graduate@nau.edu.
Goals and ObjectivesRead more
The specific objectives of the Human Relations Emphasis are as follows:
- to develop effective communication skills
- to develop effective critical thinking skills
- to develop effective interpersonal skills
- to develop an appreciation of and sensitivity to human diversity
This degree does not lead to endorsement as a school counselor. The M.Ed. in Human Relations program is not the university's official school counselor preparation program and therefore does not lead to school counselor endorsement by the Certification Unit of the Arizona Department of Education. To be eligible for the school counselor endorsement, students completing the Human Relations degree must also be admitted to and complete all the requirements for a second master’s degree in school counseling.
This degree does not lead to certification as a counselor. The M.Ed. in Human Relations program is not the university's official professional counselor preparation program and therefore does not lead to professional counselor certification by the Counseling Credentialing Committee of the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. To be eligible for the certified counselor credential, students completing the Human Relations degree must also be admitted to and complete all the requirements for a second master's degree in clinical mental health counseling.
Program PoliciesRead more
Transfer of Credits
All requirements for this master’s degree, including courses
accepted as transfer credit from other institutions, must be completed within
six years after you have been fully admitted to Graduate Regular status. To be
considered for transfer credit, your courses must:
- have been earned with a grade of A or B (we will
accept a pass grade if the course is graded only on a pass/fail basis)
- have been earned within the six-year period
required for completing your degree at Northern Arizona University
- be applicable to a graduate degree at the
institution where the credit was earned
The number of hours you transfer from other institutions
cannot exceed twenty-five percent of the total minimum credit hours required
for your master’s degree. With the approval of your adviser, you can use up to
9 credit hours of coursework from a previous master’s degree to satisfy the
requirements for a second master’s degree at Northern Arizona University.
You must meet all program requirements for the second
master’s degree, and all but the 9 hours must be earned at Northern Arizona University.
The program of studies is used as a verification document when you apply for
graduation. You should complete a program of studies with your advisor during
the first semester of graduate work.
The original signed copy should be placed in your folder in
the Educational Psychology office and you and your adviser should both keep
copies. A copy must be attached to your Application for Graduation.
For specific requirements on transfer credit policies,
please visit the Graduate Catalog.
Grade Point Average
The department of Educational Psychology adheres to grade
point average guidelines established through the Graduate College.
You must maintain a 3.0 grade point average for all courses
previously taken and for all courses required in your program.
A grade below C does not earn graduate credit, and if you
have more than six hours of graduate work with a C or below, you cannot continue
in your master’s program.
For specific requirements on grade point average
policies, please visit the Graduate Catalog.
of StudiesRead more
Please review the online catalog for selected graduate courses where prerequisites are required. Please check with the department or a faculty adviser if you have any questions regarding prerequisites.
Program of Studies
The program of studies is the agreed-upon plan between you and your faculty adviser on completing program requirements.
It is used as a verification document when you apply for graduation. You should complete the program of studies with your adviser during the first semester of graduate work.
The original, signed program of studies should be given to the Department Chair to be placed in your file in the Educational Psychology Department and you and your adviser should both keep copies.
Amendments to your program of studies can be made with your adviser’s approval.
The time line policy for completing a Masters degree can be viewed online through the Graduate College.
EPS Course Offerings by Semester
Recommended Sequence of Courses - 36-hour Program
Program of Studies (valid through Summer 2012 admissions)
Recommended Course Sequence - 30-hour Program
Human Relations, Master of Education Program of Studies - CURRENT
Program of Studies Worksheet
Need more information or assistance with advising?
For the Flagstaff Campus, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Extended Campus (Online), contact us at 800-426-8315 or email@example.com
For International Students, contact the NAU Graduate College at 928-523-9284 or Graduate@nau.edu.
Academic Catalog Listing
See the NAU Academic Catalog for official details on this degree, including:
- Career opportunities for graduates with this degree
- Admission requirements
- Course listing
- Campuses that offer this degree
Human Relations, Master of Education