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1 MA Programs in Employment Relations 2024



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MA Programs in Employment Relations

Many graduates of bachelor’s degree programs decide to pursue a Master of Arts, or MA, in a similar field as a means of broadening career prospects and earning more money. Others choose to do so as a steppingstone toward ultimately pursuing an even higher academic distinction.

Just what is an MA in Employment Relations? Most employment relations master’s degree programs take between two and three years to finish and involve close study of a variety of topics of interest to today’s employment specialists and human resource professionals. Common areas of study generally include labor and termination laws and regulations, employee rights, employee benefit plans, and workplace ethics, among other areas. The primary goal is to prepare graduates for successful careers helping businesses of all sizes navigate complicated employment practices and employee relations concerns.

Many employment relations graduates note that they are able to earn higher salaries after securing the master’s degree than they were beforehand. They are also able to apply to more positions around the globe thanks to their advanced designation and are generally qualified to teach at the university level, if desired.

Tuition costs tend to fluctuate from one employment relations degree program to the next based on factors like the popularity of the program and where, geographically, it’s offered. Students should check with each school of interest for pertinent course information and rates.

Upon completing the program, many graduates go on to work as human resource professionals, compensation and benefits managers, or in various labor relations roles. Others find work as contract mediators or negotiators or in arbitration. Others yet choose to teach employment relations or a similar topic at the collegiate level, while some return to school to continue their education even further.

The numerous employment relations master’s degree programs available around the globe are described in detail in our database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.