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Human Resources and Labor Relations, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


 Whether you are currently in the field, a recent college graduate or wish to change careers, MHRLR provides the knowledge necessary to thrive. Our classes emphasize practical application of theory, laying the foundation for your future success.

The Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations (MHRLR) program offers a balance between liberal arts and business-based education. The degree consists of 36 credits or twelve courses: seven courses consist of the core or required courses and five electives courses. The courses are evenly divided between the College of Letters & Science and the Lubar School of Business. This ensures that students gain knowledge in all aspects of the field.

The Core courses provide a foundation of knowledge critical to the success of professionals in the field. The elective courses allow students to specialize in a specific area of interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Managing in a Dynamic Environment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Staffing in Organizations
  • Research Tools for Practitioners in Human Resources and Labor Relations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Reasons for Graduate Study
  • Application Fee
  • Test Requirements
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • International Students – Language Requirements
  • Prerequisite Courses

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
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