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SEHS Advising Office

Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4182
edadvise@oakland.edu

SEHS Advising Office

Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4182
edadvise@oakland.edu

Educator Certification

Pawley Hall, Room 363
456 Pioneer Drive.
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-3242
certification@oakland.edu

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Human Resource Development Advising

A degree in Human Resource Development will empower you with leadership development in the social services, preparing you for administrative and training careers in business and industry. For advising and career information, see below. 

Apply for Major Standing

Undecided HRD Status
Students are placed in this status when they request admission to the HRD major but, their overall GPA is below a 2.0. Formal admission to the program is not secured until a student reaches pre-HRD status.

Pre-HRD Status
Students are placed into this status when they first enter the HRD program and their overall GPA is a 2.0 or above. At the request of the student, an appointment with the HRD adviser will be arranged to facilitate the formation and adoption of a program plan. Students are allowed to take courses in General Education, General Electives, HRD Core and 8 credits of HRD major courses in this status.

Admission to Major Standing in HRD
To be admitted to major standing a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 40 credits at an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Courses that carry no numerical or letter grade (such as S/U) are excluded from calculation of the GPA 
  2. Complete the HRD core courses with a minimum grade of C+ (2.8 for classes prior to Fall 2018) in each course. 
  3. Submit an Application for Major Standing during the semester in which the student expects to complete the core requirements. 
  4. Meet with the HRD Academic Adviser and complete an approved HRD program plan
Minor Information

The School of Education and Human Services (Department of Organizational Leadership) offers minors in Applied Leadership SkillsEmployment Systems and StandardsLean Leadership, and Training and Development. A minor in Human Resource Development is also available for students outside of the HRD major. Students who would like to add one of these minors, can complete the SEHS Minor Request Form (students must log in with their Oakland University email to view and complete the form).

Advising Information

Graduation and commencement information for SEHS Students