Industrial and Labor Relations, M.I.L.R. (Ithaca)
Field of Study
Choose one of the following areas of concentration: human resources and organizations; collective representation; dispute resolution; labor-market policy; or international and comparative labor.
Students complete a minimum of 48 credits in courses and seminars, including required courses in collective bargaining, organizational behavior, labor economics, labor and employment law, human resource management, and statistics. Candidates with a law or M.B.A. degree from a U.S. institution may be able to obtain M.I.L.R. degree in two semesters. Students interested in careers in business administration may apply for a five-semester, dual-degree program at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations (M.I.L.R.) and the Johnson Graduate School of Management (M.B.A.).
Concentrations by Subject
- collective representation (M.I.L.R. only)
- dispute resolution (M.I.L.R. only)
- human resource studies (M.S./Ph.D. only)
- human resources and organizations (M.I.L.R. only)
- international and comparative labor
- labor economics (minor)
- labor market policy (M.I.L.R. only)
- labor relations, law, and history (M.S./Ph.D. only)
- organizational behavior (M.S./Ph.D. only)
- social statistics (minor)
Application Requirements and Deadlines
MILR: Fall, Jan. 1 (round 1); February 15 (round 2); April 15 (rolling admissions); Spring, Oct. 15
- all Graduate School Requirements
- two academic recommendations (Letters of Recommendation must be uploaded with the online application. Letters submitted to the field directly via mail or email will not be accepted).
- GRE general test or GMAT
- TOEFL (for international applicants)
- Online Video Interview - After submitting your application you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to record your online video at your convenience.