Master of Industrial and Labour Relations


Applicants to the program are required to have a 4-year degree in a related field, such as social science or business administration. They are often required to submit a personal essay outlining educational goals. An official college transcript and letters of recommendation are required. Topics covered depend on the concentration chosen by the student, but typically explore all aspects found in the employment relationship. Credit hours earned can vary from 30-48 hours. Common course topics covered include:

  • Labor relations
  • Labor market economics
  • Human resource strategies
  • Labor relations law and collective bargaining
  • Organizational behavior
  • Social science statistical methods