Associate of Science in Labor Studies
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the Associate of Science in Labor Studies, an online social work degree.  This is an interdisciplinary field that deals with work, the workplace, and workers and their organizations.  It draws from the fields of history, economics, industrial relations, political science, law, sociology, communication, and philosophy, as well as other disciplines.  This degree teaches skills that students can apply to day-to-day activities at the workplace, in unions, and in the community. 

A degree in labor studies provides more than just union and work-based education.  The curriculum includes writing courses, computer courses, economics, and history.  It represents a high level of academic accomplishment in critical thinking, reading, and analysis.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Essay on a labor issue
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission