Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the online Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies, 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 you skills that you can apply to your day-to-day activities at your workplace, in your union, and in the community. You gain a better understanding of where you and the labor movement fit into the economy, the political arena, and society as a whole.

A degree in labor studies gives you more than just union and work-based education. The curriculum includes writing courses, computer courses, economics, and history. A Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies represents a high level of academic accomplishment in critical thinking, reading, and analysis. These skills enable you to learn new jobs, take on new responsibilities and adjust to a changing job market.


  • 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