Labor Studies & Employment Relations

Minors & Concentrations

Labor Studies and Employment Relations Minor

Bachelor of Science in Labor and Employment Relations

Are you interested in how work is managed, the problems of working people, and what workers have done as individuals and groups to address these problems?

With flexible scheduling opportunities and credit transfer guidelines, a Bachelor of Science in Labor and Employment Relations from Rutgers–New Brunswick might be a great choice for you.

Choosing a B.A. or B.S. Degree

The Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies and Employment Relations (B.A.) is a joint degree between the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) and the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS).

The Bachelor of Science in Labor and Employment Relations (B.S.) is granted solely by the School of Management and Labor Relations.

Application Essay Guidelines

We take your application essay very seriously as we make our decisions about granting students a B.A. in Labor Studies & Employment Relations. We want very much to know why you have chosen the major, and how you see pursuing the major as fitting into your future plans. This is essay is required for SAS students in order to register for the Perspectives on Labor Studies course.

Requirements | Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies and Employment Relations

In order to major in this multidisciplinary course of study, students must take 36 credits of Labor Studies & Employment Relations courses with a grade of C or better as part of the total 120 credits required to graduate from Rutgers. These courses must include:

Bachelor of Arts in Labor Studies and Employment Relations

Are you interested in how work is managed, the problems of working people, and what workers have done as individuals and groups to address these problems? Do you want to help change jobs/society for the better while also having a rewarding professional career? 

Then this joint degree from SMLR and the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) could be for you.

Careers in LSER

Career Options with a Master of Labor and Employment Relations Degree

Graduate Certificates

The School of Management and Labor Relations offers individuals with bachelor’s degrees the chance to obtain graduate certificates. These involve a series of regular graduate courses. Credits can later be transferred to one of the master’s programs offered by the School of Management and Labor Relations.