M.A. in Work and Labor Policy Including an Advanced Certificate

Students have the option of applying all of the credits from an advanced certificate to their degree program. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

Students may take up to 9 credits per term, but are encouraged to consult with the M.A. in work and labor policy coordinator first.

Community Advocacy | Human Resources | Public History | Work and Public Policy

Advanced Certificate in Community Advocacy

TermCourses
1 Policy Process: Labor Policy (residency)
Work and Labor Studies (residency)
2 History of Labor and Policy (residency)
Research Methods (residency)
3

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Current Issues Facing Labor (residency)
Human Service Policy

4 Advocacy in State and Community-level Government
Research Proposal
5

Final Project I
one of the following:

  • Advocacy for the Mentally Disabled
  • Aging and Public Policy
  • Race, Class, Gender in U.S. Public Policy
6

Final Project II
Community Organizing

Advanced Certificate in Human Resources

TermCourses
1 Policy Process: Labor Policy (residency)
Work and Labor Studies (residency)
2 History of Labor and Policy (residency)
Research Methods (residency)
3

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Current Issues Facing Labor (residency)
High Performance Management

4 Managing Human Capital
Research Proposal
5

Final Project I
Performance Management and Total Rewards

6

Final Project II
Strategic Human-Resource Management

Advanced Certificate in Public History

TermCourses
1 Policy Process: Labor Policy (residency)
Work and Labor Studies (residency)
2 History of Labor and Policy (residency)
Research Methods (residency)
3

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Current Issues Facing Labor (residency)
Museums and Public History: Theory and Practices

4 Archival Theory and Practice
Research Proposal
5

Final Project I
Exhibition: Planning and Interpretation

6

Final Project II
Oral History: Theory and Methods

Advanced Certificate in Work and Public Policy

TermCourses
1 Policy Process: Labor Policy (residency)
Work and Labor Studies (residency)
2 History of Labor and Policy (residency)
Research Methods (residency)
3

begin adding certificate

Current Issues Facing Labor (residency)
Labor Law (residency)

4 Citizen and State: Contemporary American Politics
Research Proposal
5

Final Project I
Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector

6

Final Project II
one of the following:

  • New York State Government and Politics
  • Contemporary Issues in Public-Personal Management