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The WVU Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Program is one of the earliest Human Resources programs established and is among a very limited number of human resources/industrial relations full-time day programs in the country.

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 become a part of a program with an outstanding reputation for developing talent

Our graduates are excellently positioned for a wide range of management careers. WVU's MSIR program boasts a placement record averaging 90 percent.


A Good Value

A great education at an affordable cost - we offer competitive tuition waivers and scholarships for students wishing to further their education with WVU. 

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Global Track

The MSIR-Global Track is designed to prepare a graduate with unique experiences and qualifications for a human resources career in the global economy.

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AACSB Accredited

WVU’s MS-Industrial Relations program is accredited by AACSB International, the principal accrediting organization for business schools. Only 5% of business schools worldwide achieve this distinction.

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Student Placement Success

Graduates from the MSIR program enjoy successful placement in a diverse group of high quality employers and economic sectors.

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Your first step to becoming a Mountaineer is applying for admission. We'll walk you through the application requirements, tuition and financial aid.

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MSIR course topics range from employment law to human resources information systems, and are taught by experienced faculty and industry experts.

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