Diversity, Equity and Social Justice, M.H.R.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M269 (online)

This program has changes pending State Regents approval for 2022-23. These pending changes are not reflected here.

  • This is an online program.


H R 5003Theoretical Foundations Of Human Relations3
H R 5022Research in Human Relations I - Quantitative2
H R 5122Research in Human Relations II - Qualitative2
Required Courses
H R 5013Current Problems In Human Relations3
H R 5053Diversity and Justice in Organizations3
H R 5203Graduate Research and Writing for Human Relations3
H R 5880Human Relations Capstone (2 hours)2
H R 5100Advanced Theories in Human Relations (Topic: Social Change and the Law)3
H R 5100Advanced Theories in Human Relations (Topic: Strategies of Social Change)3
H R 5110Advanced Seminar in Current Problems (Topic: Program Training and Development)3
H R 5110Advanced Seminar in Current Problems (Topic: Program Assessment and Evaluation)3
H R 5113Seminar in Local Issues in Human Relations (Topic: Policy, Program and Practice)3
Total Credit Hours33


  • MHR students may transfer no more than 9 hours of graduate credit from other universities. These credits must be evaluated by the university. They may not be applied toward individual course requirements without prior graduate liaison approval. MHR students may not apply more than 9 combined hours of transfer credit and OU credit outside the HR program.
  • Other OU Graduate Classes: No more than 9 hours of graduate credit taken in other OU programs may be used toward the MHR degree. These hours must be approved by the graduate liaison.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.