The Lubar School of Business and the College of Letters and Science offer and present jointly the Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations (MHRLR).
The MHRLR is an innovative master’s program offering students an interdisciplinary blend of courses and faculty in the areas of human resources and labor relations. The MHRLR program prepares students for careers as practitioners, and emphasizes a firm educational grounding in both the liberal arts and business administration. This grounding includes knowledge of human resources, staffing, labor relations, the legal system, and statistics.
Elective courses and options within the core requirements allow students to gain the specialized knowledge needed to work in the human resource management and labor relations areas of: compensation and benefits, collective bargaining, alternative dispute resolution, recruitment and selection, training and development, occupational health and safety, equal employment opportunity, strategic human resource management, and international human resource management.
The program is designed for full-time and part-time students who seek careers in the private or public sectors, and with unions or management.
Industrial and Labor Relations Courses
IND REL 701 Industrial and Labor Relations
IND REL 711 Labor Relations Law
IND REL 712 Employment Law
IND REL 715 Workplace Dispute Resolution
IND REL 716 Compensation: Theory and Practice
IND REL 717 Employee Benefits
IND REL 720 Economics of Personnel
IND REL 725 Total Rewards Compensation
IND REL 731 Research Tools for Practitioners in Human Resources and Labor Relations
IND REL 754 Worker Participation
IND REL 800 Current Issues in Industrial Relations:
IND REL 801 Research Project in Industrial and Labor Relations
IND REL 888 Candidate for Degree
IND REL 921 Internship in Industrial Relations
IND REL 999 Independent Study
|Name||Rank||Degree||School||Graduate Faculty||Emeritus Faculty|
|Scott Adams||Professor||PhD||Michigan State University||Yes||No|
|Layth Alwan||Associate Professor||PhD||University of Chicago||Yes||No|
|Margo Anderson||Distinguished Professor||PhD||Rutgers University||No||Yes|
|Scott Drewianka||Associate Professor||PhD||University of Chicago||Yes||No|
|Sarah Freeman||Associate Professor||PhD||University of Michigan||No||Yes|
|Jeanne Hewitt||Associate Professor||PhD||University of Illinois-Chicago||No||Yes|
|John Heywood||Distinguished Professor||PhD||University of Michigan||Yes||No|
|Mark Mone||Professor||PhD||Washington State University||Yes||No|
|Belle Rose Ragins||Professor||PhD||University of Tennessee-Knoxville||Yes||No|
|Hong Ren||Associate Professor||PhD||Pennsylvania State University||Yes||No|
|Romila Singh||Associate Professor||PhD||Drexel University||Yes||No|