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Program Objectives:

The Master of Arts in Human Behavior program addresses itself to man's understanding about man. The Masters' program is so designed as to be futuristic in orientation while rooted in history. The M.A.H.B. program is designed to inspire wider knowledge in the field of behavioral sciences and the learners are exposed to broad range of behavioral topics which cover personal, social and organizational issues. The program is aims at adult learners who have specific affinity with supervision and management, but equally at those who are undergoing transitions in life, seeking growth both personally as career-wise, or preparing for doctoral-level education.


Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able :

  1. to demonstrate multi-cultural awareness and appreciation of human diversity.

  2. to show the ability in the practical application of behavioral theory, research and assessment and to analyze, integrate, and critique critical theories, issues and research in human behavior.

  3. to understand the moral and ethical principles and values in human behavior and based on this understanding to uphold a personal and professional code of ethics.

  4. to be able to analyze and practically apply behavioral and organizational change processes within personal, social, and organizational settings.

  5. Integrate and practically apply theories of leadership into areas of supervision, management, and organization.


Admission Prerequisites:

Applicants to the MA in Human Behavior must have one of the following.

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Human Behavior or a related Behavioral Science discipline with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

  2. Completion of undergraduate work evaluated to be comparable to a Bachelor’s degree by a Credential Evaluation service in Human Behavior or a related Behavioral Science discipline. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Program Requirements:

The Masters is a non-terminal degree program and requires a minimum of fifty-five (55) quarter units beyond the bachelor's degree. Students must complete a minimum of fourty-five (45) quarter units of graduate study while enrolled at Newharbor International University. Graduate students must complete their respective degree programs with a grade point average of B (3.0) or better. The Masters Degree is the first fifty-five (55) units of the graduate program culminating in the Doctoral Degree.

The Master of Arts in Human Behavior (M.A.H.B.) Curriculum:

Core Courses:

HB 503: Personality Development (5)

HB 504: Human Sexual Behavior (5)

HB 506: Environmental Psychology (5)

HB 508: Stress in Human Organizations (5)

HB 509: Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (5)

(*) Elective Courses: (Select a minimum of 45 credits):

HB 601: The Creative Manager (5)

HB 603: Cross-Cultural Values (5)

HB 606: International Relations & World Politics (5)

HB 607: Women in the World (5)

HB 611: Cross Cultural Psychology (5)

HB 612: Psychology of Religion (5)

HB 614: Cross Cultural Counseling (5)

HB 614: Cross Cultural Counseling (5)

HB 615: Organized Crime (5)

HB 616: Organizational Relations (5)

HB 694: Directed Study (5)

HB 695: Independent Research & Presentation (5)

Graduation Assignment:

HB 598: Thesis I (5)

HB 599: Thesis II (5)

(*) Elective courses are selected from the 600 series which equally serve as the elective courses under the Doctor of Phychology program. Courses taken to meet requirements of the Master’s degree cannot be applied to Doctoral requirements.

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