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.
Policy Process*, 3 cr Work and Labor Studies*, 3 cr
History of Labor and Policy, 3 cr Research Methods, 3 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
Policy Formation in Unions, 3 cr Final Project Design*, 3 cr
Track 1 fifth term
One elective, 3 cr Final Project I**, 3 cr
Track 1 sixth term
One elective, 3 cr Final Project II**, 3 cr
Track 2 - Public Sector Employment Relations
Track 2 fourth term
Sociology of Work: Human Resources, 3 cr Final Project Design*, 3 cr
Track 2 fifth term
Track 2 sixth term
Adding a certificate to your degree
* = residency-based course
** = final project is a total of 6 credits completed over two terms
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