School for Graduate Studies

Enrollment Sequence

Students may choose to follow one of two tracks offered in the master’s degree in Work and Labor Policy or incorporate one of the advanced certificates into their degree program.

TermCreditstrong>Course

First Term

6 cr

Policy Process*, 3 cr
Work and Labor Studies*, 3 cr

Second Term

6 cr

History of Labor and Policy, 3 cr
Research Methods, 3 cr

Third Term

6 cr

Current Issues Facing Labor, 3 cr
Labor Management Relations, 3 cr

Follow either Work, Workers and Labor Organizations (Track 1) or Public Sector Employee Relations (Track 2) beginning in the fourth term.

Track 1 - Work, Workers and Labor Organizations

Track 1 fourth term

6 cr

Policy Formation in Unions, 3 cr
Final Project Design*, 3 cr

Track 1 fifth term

6 cr

One elective, 3 cr
Final Project I**, 3 cr

Track 1 sixth term

6 cr

One elective, 3 cr
Final Project II**, 3 cr

Track 2 - Public Sector Employment Relations

Track 2 fourth term

6 cr

Sociology of Work: Human Resources, 3 cr
Final Project Design*, 3 cr

Track 2 fifth term

6 cr

One elective, 3 cr
Final Project I**, 3 cr

Track 2 sixth term

6 cr

One elective, 3 cr
Final Project II**, 3 cr

Total

36 cr

 

Adding a certificate to your degree

Key:

  * = residency-based course

 ** = final project is a total of 6 credits completed over two terms