Master of Industrial Relations (MIR)


This Master's Program in Industrial Relations requires three terms of full-time study on campus. Admission requirements are a four-year bachelor's degree with upper second-class standing from a recognized university and demonstrated evidence of strong academic potential. The School encourages mature students with work experience in human resources, labour relations and other related fields who meet the admission criteria to apply. An applicant whose native languages do not include English must submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the Michigan University English Language test with a required score of at least 623 to be admitted to the program. Applicants are not required to write the GRE or GMAT



Admission to the program is made to the School of Graduate Studies, through an online application process.

Please Note: 

Online applications for both the 2019-20 Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)  and the 2019-20 Arthur B. McDonald Prize for Academic Excellence (AEA) are now open.


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Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible. Early application is especially important for those students who wish to be considered for fellowships and awards. An applicant should note that no decision on admission can be made until the applicant's file is complete. It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify that Queen's has received all documents. You may check online to see if your file is complete.

Official letters of acceptance are only valid for the academic year indicated in them. A successful applicant must reply promptly, declining or accepting the offer. If the applicant wishes to commence study in an academic term subsequent to the one indicated, the application must be resubmitted. Students accepted into the MIR program begin their year of study in September.

International students should note that we accept up to ONE full-time international student per year. Due to visa requirements at Queen’s, international students are not eligible for the Professional MIR program.

For questions regarding the admissions process please contact:

Anne Marie Bergman

Program Administrator
Master of Industrial Relations
Queen's University
138 Union St./Robert Sutherland Hall, Rm 237
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Tel: 613-533-6000 X77319

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