The Undergraduate Certificate in Labor Studies is designed for individuals who want to study the social, political and cultural impact that the organization of work has on employees and their communities. The certificate offers students an understanding of work, workers and labor organizations.

Career & Academic Advancement

The program provides students with skills and knowledge in the areas of labor history, politics, economics, and organizing. It helps prepare students for careers in union organizing, public policy, social action research and law.

Admissions Criteria

Candidates for admission to undergraduate level certificate programs must possess a high school diploma or a High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma from New York State (also known as TASC or GED).


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.

Department Contact

Dr. Stephanie Luce

Marie Romani
Administrative Specialist
(646) 313 – 8480

Office Hours
Mon. – Thur.: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Fri.: 9:00am – 5:00pm