Topics of Study
In this program you will focus on employee-management interactions and the management of issues and disputes regarding working conditions and benefit packages. You will learn to function as a labor or personnel relations specialist and will study labor history, policies and strategies of the labor movement, union organization, labor-management negotiation, and labor law and contract interpretation. You will also learn about labor economics, welfare and benefit packages, grievance procedures, and labor policy studies.
- A certificate or associate degree prepares individuals to work as a labor or industrial relations assistant in support positions.
- A bachelor's degree is usually required for entry-level labor relations jobs in business and industry, such as labor relations manager or management consultant.
- A graduate degree is generally required for upper management, research, and teaching positions.
- Compensation Manager
- Director (Industrial Relations)
- Employee Benefits Manager
- Human Resources Manager
- Human Resources Recruiter
- Job Analyst
- Labor Relations Specialist
- Training/Education Manager