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Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)

Joint Degree Programs

Public and Environmental Affairs

The School of Law and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) of Indiana University offer two joint degrees.

JD/MPA (Master of Public Affairs) students can specialize in areas such as comparative and international affairs, environmental and natural resources management, health services administration, personnel management and labor relations, policy analysis, public financial administration, public information systems management, public management, or urban management. Applicants for the JD/MSES (Master of Science in Environmental Science) must have a bachelor’s degree in a physical or life science, engineering, or mathematics. Fields of concentration for the joint MS degree are offered in applied ecology, environmental chemistry, hazardous waste management, and water resources.

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Master of Public Affairs (JD/MPA)
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Master of Science in Environmental Science (JD/MSES)
  • 79 credit hours in law
  • 36 credit hours in SPEA courses
For More Information

Learn more about the specific requirements for the JD/MPA and the JD/MSES from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA).