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About the Program
The MILR Program at Cornell University’s ILR School is the premier institution for the study of HR and workplace issues. Students are taught by accessible faculty who constitute the world’s largest concentration of scholars in human resources, organizational behavior, labor relations, collective bargaining, collective bargaining, labor economics, social statistics and international and comparative labor.
As well, Cornell University offers a MILR/MBA degree program in collaboration with Cornell’s S.C. Johnson School of Management. If accepted into this program, graduates leave with 2 Cornell degrees, a MILR degree from the ILR School and an MBA from the Johnson School, in 5 semesters.
Program Format and Schedule
The full-time, on-campus Master of Industrial and Labor Relations (MILR) program is ideal for career-driven professionals interested in the human side of organizations and the workplace. It is a two-year, 48 credit program. This MILR degree will provide students the opportunity to customize their academic experience; acquire relevant and practical knowledge from expert faculty in their fields; and gain access to employer and alumni networks, who actively recruit graduates for career placement and advancement. MILR students can take courses at any other college at Cornell including Hotel and Johnson School of Management even if you are not enrolled in the MBA program.