Labor Studies

IU School of Social Work

Would you like to advocate for the rights and well-being of employees? Are you passionate about improving the quality of work environments, particularly for those facing discrimination in the workplace? A degree in labor studies could be for you! The labor studies degree focuses on the rapidly changing conditions of work within a national and global perspective. The bachelor of science in labor studies will prepare you to respond to the challenges faced by labor institutions and to strengthen the qualities of the workforce. A liberal arts foundation will help you become a well-rounded critical thinker able to take on key leadership roles in communities and the workplace.

Careers Options

  • Affirmative action coordinator
  • Arbitrator
  • Conciliator
  • Dispute resolution specialist
  • Employee benefits manager
  • Employee welfare manager
  • Federal or state mediator
  • Labor organizer
  • Recruiter
  • Union staff representative
  • And so many more

Sound Interesting?

To learn more about labor studies, visit the School of Social Work. Want to talk about how this program will help you advance or change careers? Contact a success coach today!