Our 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, leading degree program in the area of human resources and labor relations. This program will provide you the opportunity to customize your academic experience; acquire relevant and practical knowledge from expert faculty in their fields; and gain access to our employer and alumni networks, who actively recruit our graduates for career placement and advancement.
From all colleges or universities you've attended must be submitted. You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, or an equivalent international degree. (See Cornell's list of International Degree Equivalencies) There is no specific minimum grade point average used as a cut-off, although undergraduate coursework and grades are a factor in the admission decisions.
Two (2) letters of recommendation are required. Academic recommendations are preferred, but professional recommendations are also accepted. Letters of recommendation need to be submitted via the applicant's online application.
TAfter submitting an application for the MILR program, you will be invited to record an online video interview. For your convenience, our interview questions have been pre-recorded so that you can complete your responses at any time. The video interview is part of a holistic assessment that will be considered alongside your completed application. Detailed information about the video interviews will be provided by email after you submit your application.
All applicants are required to submit a resume with their application.
Statement of Purpose
All applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose with their application.
GRE or GMAT Scores
All applicants are required to submit official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) test scores.
Required for all international students. Applicants must meet set minimum scores in order to be admitted to Cornell University under the Cornell Graduate School policy:
Overall band score for the IELTS is 7.0
Minimum sub-scores for each element of the TOEFL are: Listening: 15; Reading: 20; Speaking: 22; Writing: 20