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Human Resource Management & Labor Relations, M.S.

Develop your career creating human resource and labor relations solutions aligned with organizations’ strategic business needs on your schedule with a blend of evening, weekend, and online classes.

The School of Management is no longer accepting applications for this degree program.

What You’ll Learn

The AACSB-accredited Human Resource Management and Labor Relations, M.S. allows you to dive into HR fundamentals—such as employment law, employee relations, financial acumen, organizational psychology—all from a global perspective.

You’ll receive career preparation through class projects, internships, and mentoring by faculty and alumni. You’ll also experience professional development opportunities on an ongoing basis, learning about the latest trends from HR and labor relations professionals throughout the semester and attending major Long Island and New York City SHRM conferences and events.

You can also further tailor your degree to your career goals by taking specialized courses in compensation, benefits, talent management, and more.


  • ADP
  • Canon USA
  • H2M architects + engineers
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Moody’s Corporation
  • Northwell Health
  • United Nations

Career Options

  • Compensation/Benefits Manager
  • Employee/Labor Relations Manager
  • HR Analyst
  • HR Generalist/Business Partner
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
Carl Kindborg (B.S. ’10, M.S. ’13)


A self-described “jack of all trades,” Carl focused his interdisciplinary studies program on business, communication, and humanities. After completing his B.S., he continued on to earn an M.S. in Human Resources Management and Labor Relations. He’s now the head of Human Resources for Citi in the Nordic Region.

Indera Rampal-Harrod (B.S. ’95; M.S. ’97; M.S. ’00)

Gersh Academy

After holding high-level HR positions at several Fortune 500 companies, Indera recently left the corporate work to become chief human resources officer for Gersh Academy, a company that runs schools for students with autism.

Brian Silva (M.S. ’89)


Brian is chief human resources officer and senior vice president of administration at Fresenius Medical Care, North America's leading provider of kidney products and renal services.


Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.



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The School of Management's M.S. in Human Resources and Labor Relations is accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

How You’ll Succeed

Because our curriculum is aligned with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates provided by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), you’ll graduate career-ready with skills that employers are seeking, including:

  • Identifying and using reliable data sources applicable to HR/LR.
  • Analyzing and visualizing data related to human capital.
  • Analyzing workforce problems by applying multiple lenses: strategic alignment, financial impact, compliance, and the psychology of work.
  • Working knowledge of SPSS (statistical software).

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The School of Management's M.S. in Human Resources and Labor Relations is accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

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