LABR-MA - Labor Studies

Overview

Plan Code

LABR-MA

Department(s)

Career

Graduate

Degree Designation

MA - Master of Arts

HEGIS Code

0516.00

NYSED Program Code

32234 - LABR-MA

CIP Code

52.1004

Description

The 30-credit MA in Labor Studies draws on the knowledge and methodologies of the social sciences, particularly from the fields of sociology, law, economics, and political science - to examine the issues facing workers in their workplaces and communities. The program is designed to provide students with skills in critical thinking, research, and analysis. Students also develop content knowledge in the areas of history, labor law, organizing, transnational labor issues, politics, and public policy.

The program is designed to provide students with skills in critical thinking, research, and analysis. Students also develop content knowledge in the areas of history, labor law, organizing, transnational labor issues, politics, and public policy. 

Requirements