College Degrees

MS-Industrial and Labor Relations

Capella University offers one of the few opportunities to earn a master‘s degree specializing in Industrial and Labor Relations, a field in which graduate-level studies are often desired. Capella‘s MS in Human Resource Management, with a specialization in Industrial and Labor Relations, offers a foundational understanding of the factors influencing the relationships between employees and organizations, including theories and best practices for today‘s global workplace. Specialization topics include industrial labor relations from historical, legislative, and practice perspectives; unionism; labor law and workplace governance; the employer-employee relationship; labor management; and labor relations models and movements. People likely to be interested in the Industrial and Labor Relations specialization include mid-level HR professionals and managers who want to pursue careers as human resource managers, employee relations managers, employee relations specialists, contract negotiators, dispute mediators, or labor arbitrators.

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