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Professional Graduate Programs


Master of Industrial and Labor Relations

MILR is a two-year master's degree designed for people who aspire to HR and Labor leadership roles. It’s a professional degree for people ready to tackle the issues of organizational success, employee well-being, and labor relations.

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Executive Master of Human Resource Management

EMHRM is designed for HR professionals who aspire to advance to progressively higher levels of executive HR leadership. In this professional degree program students study the latest Human Resources research from leading academics and interact with senior HR leaders from multiple industries.

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Labor Research and Policy

MS ILR - Labor Research and Policy is a two-year masters' degree program that prepares students for careers in U.S. and global labor, policy, and non-governmental organizations. MS students work closely with ILR faculty to develop research skills critical for analyzing challenges and their solutions in today's world of work.

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Doctoral Program


Our MS/PhD program educates the next generation of scholars in the multidisciplinary field of industrial and labor relations. It is designed for students who wish to pursue academic careers that involve research on organizations, and work and employment relationships from a variety of perspectives.

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ILR Graduate Office
Cornell University
218 Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (607) 255-1522
Fax: (607) 254-5225

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