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Public Sector Labor - Management Relations, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
Collective bargaining plays a vital role in public sector labor and employment relations in New Jersey. The Public Sector Labor - Management Relations program from Rutgers University provides labor and management representatives with critical knowledge and skills to prevent labor disputes, resolve grievances effectively, and engage in productive collective negotiation.

About

The Public Sector Labor - Management Relations program from Rutgers University is a partnership between the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) and the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. 

Who Should Attend:

  • Supervisors, managers, and labor relations professionals involved in state, county, and municipal governments
  • Union members, leaders, and representatives of public employees
  • Labor relations attorneys
  • New mediators and arbitrators

Accreditation

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is a member of the Association of American Universities, a prestigious body of 62 public and private research institutions.

Rutgers is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), a voluntary, nongovernmental, peer-based membership association dedicated to promoting standards of excellence and improvement in higher education.

University Accreditation

The comprehensive, decennial reviews include the preparation of a university-wide self-study and a site visit conducted by a team of external peer educators who report to the MSCHE. Five years after each decennial review, there is an interim evaluation. For this assessment, Rutgers creates a Periodic Review Report (PRR) which is a study of the university in light of any recommendations made during the previous comprehensive evaluation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Sector Labor Law
  • Principles of Public Sector Unionism
  • Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector
  • Discipline and Grievance Handling in the Public Sector

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • $70 nonrefundable application fee
  • One official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Letters of recommendation, as required by the program
  • A personal statement
  • Current test results, as required by the program
  • Supporting materials, as required by the program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17748 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10548 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Camden

  • 832 - 2050 USD/month
    Living Costs

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