Inclusive Leadership, M.H.R.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M523 (online)

  • This program is online only.


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 5033Introduction to Inclusive Leadership in Organizations3
H R 5203Graduate Research and Writing for Human Relations3
H R 5880Human Relations Capstone (2 hours)2
H R 5873Organizational Ethics3
H R 5100Advanced Theories in Human Relations (Topic Strategic Leadership for Intercultural Awareness)3
H R 5100Advanced Theories in Human Relations (Topic: Leadership in the Legal Environment)3
H R 5110Advanced Seminar in Current Problems (Topic: Developing Inclusive Leaders in a Diverse World)3
H R 5110Advanced Seminar in Current Problems (Topic: Leadership for Systemic Change)3
H R 5113Seminar in Local Issues in Human Relations (Topic: Organizational Behavior for Leaders)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.