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Ph.D. Program in Human Resources

ILR offers a Doctor of Philosophy in ILR (PhD) with a major in Human Resource Studies - an academic degree for advanced students planning to work in research and education in a specialized area within the field of industrial and labor relations.

Master's Degree Programs


Our Master of Industrial and Labor Relations(MILR) degree offers a concentration in human resources. The HR concentration focuses on people in organizations, including the roles of line managers, the HR function and HR professionals in contributing to organizational success and employee well-being and such key aspects of organizational life as leadership, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
See the MILR degree requirements.


Our Executive Master of Human Resource Management (EMHRM) program is designed for HR professionals who aspire to advance higher levels of executive HR leadership. In this professional degree program, EMHRM students learn about the latest Human Resources research from leading academics and interact with senior HR leaders from multiple industries.
See the EMHRM degree requirements.


ILR courses focus on state-of-the-art HR principles and practices. The courses also are designed to provide broader business knowledge and promote the development of professional skills critical to success across a wide range of careers. Learn more about Human Resource studies at the undergraduate level at ILR.


As an institution, we’re able to make use of the world’s leading HR faculty’s research to design professional training programs for the world’s leading businesses. We offer training programs to people, departments and organizations to further their HR proficiencies. Find out more about our HR professional training programs.