Helping Skills in Human Relations, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 12

Program Code: G047

The certificate provides professionals in a wide variety of helping professions with the knowledge and skills to improve relationships, and to be effective and ethical helpers.

Certificate Requirements

H R 5003Theoretical Foundations Of Human Relations3
H R 5463Counseling Skills in Human Relations3
or H R 5633 Advanced Counseling Skills
H R 5453Ethical Issues in H R Counseling3
Choose one 3-credit elective as approved by the chairperson or graduate liaison for the Department of Human Relations3
Total Credit Hours12

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.