To earn the Master of Labor and Employment Relations (MLER) degree, students successfully complete 39 graduate credits in a variety of areas.
Specific Required Courses
- Introductory Seminar in Labor and Employment Relations (Taken in your first or second semester in the program)
- Collective Bargaining
- Economics and Demographics of Labor Markets, or Economics and Public Policy in a Global Context
In addition, students take 15 credits of graduate-level elective courses offered through the School of Management and Labor Relations, or other Rutgers graduate programs in related areas such as sociology, public policy, or human resource management.
Six of those elective credits must be from the Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department.