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Public Policy and Administration - Law

University of Tennessee Knoxville

48 months
Duration
9710 USD/year
9710 USD/year
5042 USD/year
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About

The College of Law and the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Sciences from University of Tennessee Knoxville offer a coordinated Public Policy and Administration - Law program leading to the conferral of both the Doctor of Jurisprudence and the Master of Public Policy and Administration degrees.

Overview

About this Degree

In this Public Policy and Administration - Law program from University of Tennessee Knoxville, a student may earn the MPPA and JD in about four years rather than the five years that otherwise would be required. Students pursuing the dual degree program should plan to be enrolled in course work or an internship for one summer term in addition to taking normal course loads for four academic years.

Programme Structure

  • Law: See the requirements for the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)
  • Public Policy and Administration: See the requirements for the Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
  • The College of Law will award a maximum of 9 credit hours of credit toward the JD for successful completion of approved graduate level courses (500 or 600 level) offered in the Department of Political Science.
  • The MPPA program will award a maximum of 9 credit hours of credit toward the MPPA for successful completion of approved courses offered in the College of Law.
  • All courses for which such cross-credit is awarded must be approved by the JD-MPPA coordinators in the College of Law and the Department of Political Science.
  • In addition to all of the requirements require for graduation from the College of Law, all candidates for the dual degree must successfully complete LAW 821 Administrative Law, 3 credit hours

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry

Credits

110 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the MPPA-JD program must make separate application to, and be independently accepted by, the Department of Political Science and the Office of Graduate Admissions for the MPPA and the College of Law for the JD.
  • Applicants must also be accepted by the Dual Degree Committee.
  • All applicants must submit a Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38842 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    9710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38842 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20168 USD for the full programme during 48 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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