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Labor and Employment Relations (MLER and Nondegree)

  U.S. Non-U.S.
Summer 4/15
Spring 12/15 7/1
Fall 8/15 3/1
Merit-Based Aid 3/1

School of Management and Labor Relations

Program Requirements

Online application and application fee, Official transcripts, Personal Statement, Resume, 3 Letters of Recommendation

If you have completed education outside of the U.S.:
An official translated evaluation of all transcripts is required to be sent to the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions. International transcript evaluation services can be found by visiting the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) website Transcripts must be evaluated and certified for authenticity and U.S. equivalency.

If applying as an international student, please reference the Graduate Admissions site for more information relating to TOEFL/IELTS requirements, financial documentation, etc.

Test Requirements

GRE General. GRE exemptions include completing your undergraduate work at Rutgers University, or completing undergraduate work more than five years ago. Other exceptions may apply.

Personal Statement Instructions

About 1-2 double-spaced pages of a Word document. Tell us about yourself, as well as what you hope to gain from the program and your future goals.


For Ph.D., apply to Industrial Relations and Human Resources.

Nondegree: Official transcripts, personal statement, and resume are required.