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Work and Labor Policy, M.A.

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    Duration
Online
The Master of Arts in Work and Labor Policy from SUNY/Empire State College is designed for unionists, human resource professionals, arbitrators, educators, journalists, political activists, lawyers and individuals involved in government or private industry.

About

Advance your career by strengthening your communication, analytical and leadership skills. The Work and Labor Policy program from SUNY/Empire State College can help you become more effective in your present position and prepare you for greater responsibilities, or new positions that involve labor, industrial relations, or human resources. Students can also incorporate an advanced certificate into their degree program and earn a second credential.

Program Design

Work and Labor Policy is a 36-credit hour master’s degree incorporating online courses with several (usually 2-3) weekend Residencies. The program emphasis is on current problems and policies generated by changes in the global economy, technology, the work force and the workplace. It also provides a background in American labor relations, labor history, labor law and collective bargaining.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Work and Labor Studies
  • Policy Process
  • History of Labor and Policy 
  • Research Methods 
  • Current Issues Facing Labor 
  • Labor Management Relations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Application Materials

  • A single integrative essay
  • Current resume'
  • Two recommendations, at least one from your current direct supervisor or appropriate alternative with the ability to discuss your career and professional goals and skills; a second letter may come from members of the faculty with whom you have worked or who know you well
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges/universities attended: 
  • Non-refundable $50 application/orientation fee
  • Interview

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11550 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    6785 USD/semester
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Funding

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