About Us

The School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University is internationally recognized as one of the top Schools for human resources and labor relations education.

Our goal is to educate outstanding human resources and labor relations talent and to graduate the future leaders of the HR and labor relations industry. We are known for our student-focused culture, as well as our distinguished lifelong network of SHRLR alumni who lead in the field of human resources and labor relations.



We have a strong research culture with faculty expertise in the following areas:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Employee Relations
  • I/O Psychology
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Labor Economics

Our School's success is anchored in a strong culture of community and teamwork among and across our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. It is this spirit of working together that inspires all that we do. This spirit and our sense of purpose drive our commitment to offering the best experiences for our students in and out of the classroom, to engaging our outstanding alumni in the life and success of our School, and to providing lifelong, professional development education to the broader community we serve.