Human Resources and Labor Relations

The Lubar School of Business and the College of Letters and Science offer and present jointly the Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations (MHRLR).

MHRLR is an innovative master's program offering students an interdisciplinary blend of courses and faculty in the areas of human resources and labor relations. The MHRLR program prepares students for careers as practitioners, and emphasizes a firm educational grounding in both the liberal arts and business administration. This includes knowledge of human resources, staffing, labor relations, the legal system, and statistics.

Elective courses and options within the core requirements allow students to gain the specialized knowledge needed to work in the human resource management and labor relations areas of: compensation and benefits, collective bargaining, alternative dispute resolution, recruitment and selection, training and development, occupational health and safety, equal employment opportunity, strategic human resource management, and international human resource management.

The program is designed for full-time and part-time students who seek careers in the private or public sectors, and with unions or management.