Industrial and Labor Relations M.P.S. (Ithaca)

Field of Study

Industrial and Labor Relations

Program Description

This degree is limited to individuals with a minimum of 8-10 years of 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 (30 credit hours), and an MPS project paper. This is a full-time in residence program at the Ithaca, NY campus and only a small number of students are admitted to the program each year.

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 (M.S./Ph.D. only) (minor)
  • labor relations, law, and history (M.S./Ph.D. only)
  • organizational behavior (M.S./Ph.D. only)
  • statistics and data science (M.S./Ph.D. only) (minor)


2022-2023: $40,888

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Fall, Jan. 2 (round 1) Feb. 15 (round 2); Spring, Oct. 15

Requirements Summary:

Learning Outcomes