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Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations Master of Labor and Employment Relations (MLER)
Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations

Master of Labor and Employment Relations (MLER)

Piscataway Township, USA

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Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

USD 17,244 / per credit *

Blended, On-Campus

* New Jersey Residents (12 credits or more): $10,248.00 | Out-of-state Residents (12 credits or more): $17,244.00


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The Master of Labor and Employment Relations (MLER) program produces graduates who are thoughtful professionals, informed leaders, and/or researchers grounded in contemporary reality. Graduates have careers in many types of organizations, ranging from corporations to non-profits, from unions to other social justice organizations, and from state or federal government agencies to public policy institutes.

Explore Exciting Ideas with Top Instructors

  • Classes both build skills and expand intellectual horizons
  • Engaging real-world courses are taught by nationally-known scholars
  • Part-time or full-time student is available
  • Online courses increase your options
  • Get both the employee and the employer perspective

It’s a Professional Program Helping You to:

  • Be a role model for your family
  • Move up at your current employer
  • Teach others what you have learned
  • Advance justice, diversity, or your other ideals

What Sets the MLER Program Apart?


  • Expand your intellectual horizons from both the employee and employer perspective.
  • Understand employment relations from a range of different perspectives, such as labor, management, employees, citizen activists, and that of society as a whole.


  • Acquire current, leadership skills needed to maximize your future professional employment opportunities in a work world of constant change.
  • Build professional skills that are appropriate for multiple and varied career goals.


  • Join a supportive learning environment that values critical thinking and intellectual exchange and will connect you to a community of active scholars, teachers, learners, and involved citizens.
  • Network with employment relations professionals in New Jersey.


  • Courses are scheduled at times convenient for working adults. You may complete the MLER program on either a full-time or part-time basis.


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