SLU Admissions Office
The Advanced (Graduate) Certificate in Labor Studies serves the educational needs of seasoned labor leaders, professional union staff, as well as union members and activists who want to advance their careers and enhance their contributions to the labor movement.
Career & Academic Advancement
The program is designed to develop skills and knowledge in the areas of history, organizing, leadership development, transnational labor issues, and public policy. It helps prepare students for careers in the areas of union organizing, public policy, social action research, and law.
Candidates for admission to advanced certificate programs must possess a bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher from an accredited undergraduate institution. A personal statement is also required.
Candidates interested in attaining hands on experience in the field while completing the certificate program are encouraged to apply to our unique academic internships and/or fellowship programs.