Human Resource Development

Typical Plan of Study (minimum 64 hours)

Research Methods Required Course

4 hours

Select 1 Additional Research Methods Course

4 hours

Select 5-8 Elective Courses

20-32 hours

Sample of elective courses, courses should be chosen in consultation with advisor. If advisor approves 12 credit hours for Qualifying Exams, students take 5 electives. If advisor does not approve 12 credit hours for Qualifying Exams, students take 8 electives.

Qualifying Exams

0-12 hours

With advisor approval, students may take the following courses OR 12 credits of EPOL 595 Independent study for their qualifying exams.

Dissertation Proposal Preparation

4 hours

Thesis Research

4-20 hours

Program Cost

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