The Labor & Management Studies (LMS) certificate program is a limited enrollment, workforce program for incumbent workers. This certificate will provide a structured environment where Pittsburgh regional economic issues are discussed from a balanced labor and management perspective. Through course work, independent study and practical application, this program will enhance an awareness of the labor and management relationship to regional economic development, provide a forum for both labor and management to address critical issues and develop a broad perspective of those issues and challenges facing both in the greater Pittsburgh region.
Participants in this program are present or future practitioners in labor/management positions such as human resources practitioners, stewards or union officers in a variety of trades and occupations who will be admitted to the program upon submission and approval of the program application. (Selective Enrollment)
Program courses are offered once a year and students will progress through this program as part of a cohort. To meet the certificate requirements, students must plan to complete one summer session.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 15