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Industrial and Labor Relations M.S./Ph.D. (Ithaca)

Field of Study

Industrial and Labor Relations

Program Description

Candidates select major and minor subjects from the following areas: human resource studies; international and comparative labor; labor relations, law and history; and organizational behavior. One minor is selected from outside the ILR Field of Study

Contact Information

Website: http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/graddegreeprograms/
Email: ilrgradapplicant@cornell.edu
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)

Tuition

$20,800

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

Jan. 2

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

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of the academic literature on organizations and work relations in order to make original and substantial scholarly contributions to the field
  • Mastering research methodologies and analytic skills required for the collection of data, analysis of those data and interpretation of findings
  • Gaining an understanding of the processes involved in publishing original research in peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly outlets (including tacit knowledge about choosing the right outlet, responding to editors and reviewers, and disseminating publications)
  • Developing presentational skills for both professional conferences and teaching - two venues that may require different sorts of skills