Cornell University and the ILR School are world-renowned global institutions that have earned a reputation for excellence. Our highly regarded graduate degree programs provide a broad-based foundation with a specific, intense focus on the interaction between people and organizations in the workplace, and are unlike any other program in the world.
At the ILR School, we are preparing you for the future right now. ILR offers unique depth and breadth combining the latest in theory with an applied focus, broadening your knowledge and equipping you with the skills you need to lead an increasingly complex, diverse workplace. Programs are led by accessible faculty who are the world's largest concentration of scholars in human resources, organizational behavior, labor relations, collective bargaining, labor economics, social statistics and international and comparative labor studies.
Graduate Degrees We Offer
- Master of Industrial and Labor Relations (MILR)
- Master of ILR/Master of Business Administration (MILR/MBA)
- MILR/Master in Management (ESCP Europe)
- Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy in ILR (MS/PhD)
- Master of Professional Studies in ILR (MPS)
- Master of Professional Studies Programs, NYC
The Joint ILR School and Johnson School Team Wins 7th Annual National MBA Human Capital Case Competition
Congratulations to Nasiya Acklen (MILR/MBA '16), Christine Chang (MILR/MBA '16), Pete Cronin (MBA '14), Kate Guydan (MILR '14), and Matt Olson (MILR '15). Way to bring home the trophy!
From left to right: Nasiya Acklen, Kate Guydan, Christine Chang, Pete Cronin, Matt Olson
The ILR School/Johnson School team has won 1st place 3 times in the last 7 years of the competition. Cornell triumphed over fierce competition from 11 other business school teams, including: Boston University; Brigham Young University; Columbia University; Duke University; Emory University; Northwestern University; University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); University of Michigan; University of Southern California (USC); Yale University; and Vanderbilt University.
The competition is sponsored by Vanderbilt University, and funded by GE and Deloitte. For more information on the competition, please visit their website.
Graduate Excellence in Action
"Fantastic faculty and resources" at ILR and Cornell contributed to Daneri's MILR experience
DeGraff wins award from human resource organization
Paul D’Souza, MILR ’10 discusses how balance of classroom time and practical experience drew him to ILR Graduate Programs.
Kathryn Frank, MILR ’10 relates she has no regrets about making the decision to attend graduate school.