Work & Organizations Academic Programs

Undergraduate Major and Minor

The Carlson School's undergraduate program offers an intensive course of study that leads to the Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) degree. Students may work toward a major or a minor in Human Resources and Industrial Relations. The HRIR undergraduate curriculum provides a deep, broad business education, and builds upon that foundation with courses in the dynamic field of human resources and industrial relations.

Master of Human Resource and Industrial Relations Degree

The Master of HRIR program is recognized as one of the top programs of its kind in the country. With both a day and evening track, the program gives students from diverse backgrounds a chance to study with a world-class faculty committed to providing a dynamic learning experience.

PhD Program

The Work and Organizations Ph.D. program develops scholars to assume research and teaching responsibilities at leading universities throughout the world. The program is academically rigorous with a focus on developing research excellence and a teaching portfolio. The Work and Organizations Ph.D. curriculum is designed to expose students to a multidisciplinary view of management, work, and organizations in terms of research questions, theory, methods, and analytic approaches, while allowing for in-depth and focused research in certain areas based on faculty expertise and student interests. For more information, visit the Ph.D. in Work and Organizations webpage

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