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The Master of Human Relations is a program that requires 36 credit hours. The Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) emphasis requires 60 credit hours.
Eighteen hours of core courses are required for the Master of Human Relations.
All Master of Human Relations students must take a minimum of 18 hours of elective credit. Nine of those hours must be Human Relations courses. Below are some of the Human Relations courses that serve as elective credit.
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
This is the final examination for your MHR degree (unless you have chosen the thesis option, which is available only on Norman and Tulsa campuses).
There are two forms of the comprehensive examination:
Consists of two questions, with a choice in each of three categories: theory, research, and applications. Essays must be 10-12 pages in APA format. APA (American Psychological Association) style is the accepted standard for formatting written papers in the Department of Human Relations. All the papers you submit for your classes should follow this format, and the comprehensive examination requires APA style.
The official guide to the APA style is contained in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, and you may wish to buy your own copy to keep as a desk reference. The manual is available in most bookstores and all OU bookstores.
Students may choose an alternate comps option if the student meets the criteria until the instructions for the comps and questions are sent. Once the student has received Option One instructions and questions, they may not change the option.
Is a paper integrating your internship and coursework. The assignment is posted on the HR website. Note: FEMA certification is not allowed.
Thirty days are allowed to complete the exam and the exam is graded “Pass” or “Fail.”
If you do not pass the exam on the first attempt, you are allowed a second opportunity in a subsequent semester. You will still be required to enroll in at least two OU graduate credit hours in the semester in which the exam is retaken. Students have only two attempts for the comps, regardless of the options chosen, and a second failure will result in a permanent enrollment stop.
Before you take the comprehensive examination you must complete certain eligibility requirements: