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Point's flexible and convenient online human relations degree helps professionals move their careers forward.

Online Associate of Arts in Human Relations

Do you find yourself drawn to people? Are you the kind of person your friends and family count on to lend an ear and offer support? If so, a degree in Human Relations from Point University could develop your natural talents and point them in the direction of a flourishing career. As a student, you will have the opportunity to gain important Human Relations skills needed to improve interpersonal relationships, and to serve those in your community.


Our online Associate of Arts in Human Relations equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with a foundational knowledge of helping professions. Our program combines theoretical perspectives from the social sciences and humanities, organizational studies, and Christian values. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in helping professions, and they may also continue their studies to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations, Psychology, or Criminal Justice.

1. Demonstrate effective listening and other basic counseling skills utilized in helping relationships.

2. Establish an integration of personal strengths and the application of professional standards and principles for helpers.

3. Employ mathematical concepts and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems and questions.


The online associate in human relations program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in social science, organizational studies and Christian values. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Biblical Resources for Counseling
  • Introduction to Research
  • Human Relations in the Workplace

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Program Length

Offered entirely online, the associate degree in human relations at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in human relations degree in two years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the associate degree in human relations online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2020.

Career Opportunities

Point’s online associate degree in human relations will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Healthcare Worker
  • Human Resources
  • Office Administration
  • Daycare Employee
  • Human Relations Management
  • Church Staff


Point University offers the human relations program in an online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.



This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.



Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.



Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 13-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

At Point University, my faith and my relationship with God has grown stronger. I have discovered my personal strengths, I look at life differently, and I have rediscovered ME! The classes are challenging, but that’s college. The administrative staff and my professors are the most professional, kind people that I have encountered. I love Point University!

– Brenda Goodson, Associate of Arts in Human Relations