Pennsylvania State University

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Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER) can improve your expertise in areas like employee recruitment and retention, labor law, employee benefit plan administration, and labor relations.

The courses in this master's degree program highlight the changing nature of HRER, including the impact of the globalization of private and public organizations and the growing importance of diversity in the workforce.

This degree balances theory with the practical knowledge and can help you prepare to take the next step in your career. You can focus your studies in the area of human resource management and employment relations most relevant to your professional goals; 3 options are currently available:

  • benefits and compensation
  • labor and collective bargaining 
  • employment and labor law

Accreditation:

Penn State is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. This program is aligned with SHRM's Curricular Guidelines.

International Student Requirements:

International students please visit our website for language proficiency requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: NotAvailable

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $853 USD

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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