Department of Management and Labor Relations
Ahuja Hall 433
Jeffrey Susbauer, Chair and Graduate Program Director
The principal objective of the Master of Labor Relations and Human Resources (MLRHR) degree program is to help graduates begin careers, or advance their careers, in human resources and labor relations. Specific objectives of the program include:
- Providing education in the fundamental principles of human resources and labor relations.
- Providing a better understanding of human resource data and its use in such areas as testing, program evaluation, selection, and survey research.
- Providing an awareness of the political and legal environments in which human resource and labor relations systems function.
- Providing an interdisciplinary perspective of the field.
The MLR department’s full-time faculty members represent a broad range of academic and professional backgrounds. Our faculty’s areas of expertise include:
- Human Resource Management
- Labor Relations
- Organizational Behavior
- Strategic Management
- Decision Making
- Interpersonal Relations
- Equal Opportunity
- International Management
Current faculty information can be located on the Cleveland State University Faculty Profile page.
- GMAT or GRE results submitted to the University by ETS, and
- An official transcript from each college and university attended.
Admission examination registration forms may be obtained from Educational Testing Service, Box 966, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, or from the Testing Center, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Rhodes Tower, Room 1237, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214.
Apply Now: http://www.csuohio.edu/gradcollege/admissions/apply.html
Students with a wide range of backgrounds are encouraged to enroll in the program. Applicants who may be interested in pursuing this course of study include those who hold undergraduate degrees in:
- Political Science
- Urban Studies
- Business Administration
In addition to the College of Graduate Studies standards for admission, applicants for the MLRHR program must meet the following requirements:
- A total of at least 1000 points based on the following formula: 200 times the cumulative undergraduate grade-point average plus the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score, or the average score of the verbal and quantitative components of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). All applicants are required to take either the GMAT or GRE and submit results before being considered for admission.
- Students scoring below the 25th percentile on the quantitative section of the GMAT/ GRE are required to take OSM 500; those scoring below the 20th percentile on the verbal section of the GMAT/ GRE are required to take the following remedial courses in business communication: GAD 502 (16th through 19th percentile); GAD 501 and GAD 502 (below the 16th percentile).