Human Resources, Labor, and Employee Relations
Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Begin or Advance Your Career

Distinguish yourself with a respected human resources degree or certificate.

The Real Penn State — Online

Convenient, online classes taught by the same faculty who teach on campus.

History of Excellence

Penn State's School of Labor and Employment Relations has been designing high-quality degree programs since 1942.

12Human Resources, Labor, and Employee RelationsDegrees and Certificates


Penn State World Campus students can optionally supplement their degree with a minor.

An employment application is shown with a pen on a wooden surface
Human resources and employment relations student inspires change,
A man looking a computer during a Zoom meeting.
HR professionals share how their degrees prepared them to handle COVID-19,
World Campus is Penn State
Penn State World Campus Is Penn State,
Penn State World Campus enabled me to achieve my dreams by allowing me to continue my education while working full-time and having a work life balance with my friends and family.
— Sabrina Beckman, Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources and Employment Relations