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Juris Doctor and Master of Public Administration (J.D. & M.P.A.)

University of Richmond
4 years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available
Richmond
English
University of Richmond

Program description

Juris Doctor and Master of Public Administration (J.D. & M.P.A.)

The dual degree program is designed to provide its graduates with two degrees--Juris Doctor and Master of Public Administration--attesting to competency in both law and public administration. The program recognizes the role of law in public policy and public affairs, and prepares professionals versed in the values, knowledge, and skills of both fields, to bring an integrated base of competency to the work of government.

A student who is accepted into the dual degree program will be permitted to count one semester's work in the law school toward meeting the master's degree requirements in the Department of Public Administration at VCU and one semester's work in the VCU Department of Public Administration will be counted toward meeting the graduation requirements of the law school. This will enable participants in the dual degree program to complete the requirements for the J.D. and the M.P.A. degrees in four years. Applicants for this program are required to meet admission standards of both the law school and the VCU Department of Public Administration.

Admission requirements

  • Application Form
  • Transcripts
  • LSAT
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Addendum
  • Other Statements
  • TOEFL Waiver for International Applicants

International applicants who believe they are fluent in English or have completed their undergraduate (or other advanced degrees) at an institution where the primary language of instruction is English may request a waiver of the English language testing requirement. Applicants must submit a written statement indicating their level of proficiency and how they achieved it, i.e. either through school instruction or work experience in an English-speaking professional job.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for this program is $48,600 per year.

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University of Richmond

Located six miles from a vibrant capital city, the University of Richmond provides a collaborative learning and research environment unlike any other, offering 3,000 undergraduates from 70+ countries an extraordinary combination of the liberal arts and sciences with a top-ranked...


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University of Richmond

410 Westhampton Way
23173 Richmond Virginia
United States of America

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