JD/MIA in Law and International Affairs
Total Credits: 33
LSAT Required: Yes
Minimum Language Test Scores: 600 (TOEFL PBT), 100 (TOEFL IBT) or 7 (IELTS), 68 (PTE) or 120 (Duolingo)
Degree Awarded: MIA
CUNY Law and City College’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership offer a dual-degree program in Law and International Affairs. The program combines CUNY Law’s exceptional JD program in public interest law with Colin Powell School’s internationally recognized scholarship. The program addresses many specializations in international law as well as critical topics of societal concern from multiple intellectual perspectives. Graduates will be prepared for careers in national and international governments, multi-national/transnational corporations, international NGOs, and human rights organizations. The program will enhance graduates’ abilities to function as social justice lawyers in an increasingly globalized environment.
Students must be admitted to both the CUNY School of Law and to the Colin Powell School.
To apply to CUNY Law, visit: http://www.law.cuny.edu/admissions/forms.html.
To apply to City College, JD/MIA in Law and International Affairs, visit: ApplyYourself ay City College
Supporting Documents Required:
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
- LSAT scores
- 3 letters of recommendation
- 500 word Personal Statement
What is the value of this degree for the student?
Graduates will be prepared for careers in national and international governments, multi-national/transnational corporations, international NGOs, and human rights organizations. Also, recipients can receive two degrees in less time. Save one year of study pursuing the JD/MIA.
Recent student job placements and/or distinctions:
The program has just started so all the students are still in the process of gaining their degrees.
Who is the ideal student for this program?
Ideal students are those who are eager become lawyers and prepare for emerging career opportunities in government, international organizations, advocacy groups, and the private sector.
Program Advisor: Prof. Nicholas Rush Smith
For more information, please visit the Program Website.
Last Updated: 07/11/2023 15:09