Human Resources

From establishing and enforcing workplace policies to curating contracts, understanding the legal system will help you better represent your company and its employees, and keep your organization safe from legal retribution.

Why Should Human Resource Professionals Earn a Master of Legal Studies?

Human resource professionals can support and advocate for employees by understanding how the law impacts the workplace and the employee-employer relationship. Specifically, by studying contracts, negotiations and employment law, you will be able to effectively apply legal reasoning and interpret ever-evolving human resource rules and regulations. This includes areas such as recruiting, hiring and firing, salary negotiation, conflict resolution, confidentiality agreements, compliance audits, and unemployment compensation.

Relevant Courses

  • Employment Law
  • Contracts
  • Legal Writing
  • Negotiation
  • Professional Responsibility