Master of Science in Human Resources Options

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Human Resources – 0891

TRACK A - Administration - focuses upon the problem-solving and decision-making responsibilities of modern management. It is aimed at providing broad-based preparation for careers in administration in either the public or private sector.

TRACK B - Human Services - provides the opportunity for development of the necessary skills to become an effective human service provider. Students will learn the concepts necessary for organizational and client program development, as well as broad based skills for working with clients. Students will develop skills in case management, client employment and development, and strategies for a wide range of problem solving in the human services field.    

Advisor:  Dr. James Burke
Location:  219 F Horace Mann
Phone:  580.559.5707

2012-2013    2013-2014    2014-2015    2015-2016    2016-2017    2017-2018


Clinical Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling – 0894

This option prepares rehabilitation and counseling professionals for employment in a variety of public and private settings. This training program affords students opportunities to gain the knowledge necessary to become highly-skilled professional counselors meeting the demands of clinical rehabilitation and clinical mental health counseling. Students completing the program will satisfy the educational and clinical training requirements to be eligible for certification (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor – CRC) and licensure (Licensed Professional Counselor— LPC). An applicant for admission to the program must show evidence of professional potential. This option is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

A-M Advisor:  Dr. Janna Byrd
Location:  221 B Horace Mann
Phone:  580.559.5544

N-Z Advisor:  Dr. Paige Williams
Location:  221 C Horace Mann
Phone:  580.559.5403

2012-2013    2013-2014    2014-2015    2015-2016    2016-2017    2017-2018


Criminal Justice – 0895

The Criminal Justice option provides students the opportunity to develop the advanced skills and knowledge needed to function effectively in the full range of criminal justice professions. The program also provides the opportunity to acquire the resources necessary for program development and management. 

Advisor:  Mr. Thomas Parr
Location:  219 B Horace Mann
Phone:  580.559.5401

2012-2013    2013-2014    2014-2015    2015-2016    2016-2017    2017-2018


Certificate in Human Resources Addictions Counseling – 0990

Participant in the Certificate in Human Resources (Addictions Counseling) will:

  1. Acquire knowledge of the psychological, social and physiological aspects of substance addictions.
  2. Gain knowledge concerning the effects of substance abuse on individuals, relationships and society.
  3. Learn effective intervention and treatment strategies to help those impacted by and at risk of substance abuse disorders.
  4. Demonstrate basic skills of documentation, treatment planning and other services in regards to assessing and treating substance abuse disorders.
  5. Learn skills to provide culturally competent treatment that reduces barriers to participants accessing services.

These objectives support ECU’s mission of fostering learning in a culturally diverse society and promote leadership for economic development by training counselors to excel in substance abuse counseling.

Advisor:  Ms. Holli Witherington
Location:  109 Horace Mann
Phone:  580.559.5815

2013-2014    2014-2015    2015-2016    2016-2017    2017-2018

Financial Aid Regulations for Graduate Students

Students please be advised that the courses you choose to enroll in MUST be a required course or an elective course in your degree program. Financial Aid regulations dictate that any graduate student who is seeking financial aid must be enrolled in AT LEAST four (4) credit hours during the fall, spring, or summer semester and the courses MUST be in the degree program.

*Certificate Programs do not qualify for financial aid.