The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Human Relations and Business is offered in both the classroom lecture and distance-learning modes. Professors who teach in the distance-learning mode are the same as those who teach in the classroom. The degree provides a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum that enables the student to select thirty (30) credit hours of courses from the disciplines of business, communication, human behavior, and human development. The program is intended for the student who, while technically accomplished, seeks to further develop skills in human behavior and development. Graduates are prepared to fulfill professional roles that require an understanding of the interface between business principles and human relations skills in public and private settings. Graduates will enhance current job experiences in order to enter or expand their careers in such areas as healthcare, communications, research, human resources, counseling and training and education.
I. Required Graduate Studies: 6 Hours
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods [3 hours]
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making [3 hours]
II. Major Course Requirements: 30 Hours
A. Business Administration Courses: [9 Hours]
B. Communication Courses: [6 Hours]
C. Counseling, Human Behavior and Development, Human Resources and Training, Psychology Courses: [9 Hours]
D. Electives: [6 Hours]
III. Minimum Requirements:
• 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
• 36 semester hours for a degree.