Program Summary

Credits Required


Tuition per Credit


In order to succeed in today’s work environment, it is important that you understand the most current issues related to human resources and employment relations. To help you gain knowledge in this field, Penn State World Campus has partnered with the College of the Liberal Arts to offer an interdisciplinary minor in labor studies and human resources (LHR).

The LHR minor is beneficial to students from a wide range of study areas and provides a broad background in the issues of work, employment, the employment relationship, and human resource management. By obtaining your LHR minor, you can have a better understanding of your role in the workplace while you gain a more flexible career path.

This minor is open to all interested undergraduate World Campus students who meet the prerequisites; it can be most useful if you are majoring in psychology, organizational leadership, or business.

In this program, you will have the opportunity to study with highly regarded faculty from Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, one of the premier institutions in the world to study and work in the liberal arts disciplines.