Industrial and Labor Relations M.P.S. (Cornell ILR NYC)

Field of Study

Industrial and Labor Relations

Program Description

This degree is limited to individuals with professionally related work experience who wish to update their knowledge of current practices. Applicants for this degree are typically sponsored by their governments or organizations. Degree requirements include course work, an MPS project paper and a two-year commitment. Students may choose to study part-time in New York City in the M.P.S. (I.L.R.) New York program, or full time in residence on the Ithaca campus.

Contact Information

Phone: 607 255-1522

218 Ives Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

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)


2021-2022: $30,140

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

ILR NYC: June 1 for fall;

No spring admissions

Requirements Summary:

  • 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)
  • Resume

Learning Outcomes