A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
The field of law and regulations guiding various aspects of life is enormous. Those who delve into it typically find some kind of specialization about which they are passionate, such as regulatory theory and intellectual property.
A one-year postgraduate program, offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught by ZEI professors and a flying faculty of
The development of the European Union has increased the need for comprehensive expertise in European affairs as well as the sources and effects of integration at all levels of government and in the private sector in the EU. ZEI's Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation prepares students for an international career in EU institutions, international organizations, national administrations, NGOs and global companies.
The transformation process of the EU includes and affects the development of EU institutions and their interplay with national institutions in the EU Member States. Based on subsequent treaty changes, more and more sovereignty has been transferred from the national to the EU level. The program examines the implications of EU governance for the EU as well as for its Member States, also taking into account national reservations. The program also introduces ZEI students to the basic theories and methods of economic integration and economic and monetary governance in the EU....
Compare Pepperdine's different approach to other programs. We use a unique leadership curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and po
Public Policy Degree at Pepperdine
Compare Pepperdine's different approach to other programs. We use a unique leadership curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and political philosophy to prepare students for impactful careers on either side of the aisle.
Our Master of Public Policy program
Gives a commitment to "viewpoint diversity" and welcomes a variety of political perspectives.
Is perfect for those on the path toward a Ph.D. as well as those looking for impactful careers in politics and policy.
Prepares you for careers in government leadership, policy-related business sectors, nonprofits, foreign service, and think tanks.
Offers unique specializations and joint-degree opportunities.
Is a top 10 graduate policy program in the West, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.
Application Deadline for Fall 2019*
Our graduate is specialists prepared to work as a professional staff member at EU institutions and other international organizations as well as local and national governm
Our graduates are specialists prepared to work as a professional staff member at EU institutions and other international organizations as well as local and national government. They serve as leaders of the change in their local communities, helping in promoting the idea of European integration and making the best use of the European funds. The European Union Law program also prepare for work in private enterprises in Poland and throughout Europe (Specialization “Business Law”) or to be involved in diplomatic service with the strong focus on protection Human Rights and migration policy (Specialization “Diplomacy”). It gives students a solid understanding of the legal and organizational foundations of the functioning of the European Union....
The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It w
The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will prepare students with the skills needed to compare best practices in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and beyond.
Our faculty is go-to experts for the public, private and intergovernmental sectors, creating design and evaluation methodology of public policy around the globe. The MPP degree combines this social science policy expertise with our campus strengths in STEM and health sciences.
The MPP requires 92 units for completion. All students take eight required core courses in their first year and a capstone research seminar in the second. Students must choose a minimum of one area of specializations. Although proficiency in a foreign language is not required, 24 units may be counted toward the degree as long as the language matches an elective regional or country specialization....
The Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) Degree is designed to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals and pre-professionals who desire to enhance their knowledge, s
In September 2007, Washburn University's MCJ Program became the first graduate program in the country to be certified under the new Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) National Certification Standards.
The Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) Degree is designed to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals and pre-professionals who desire to enhance their knowledge, skills, and talents in the field of criminal justice administration.
The degree program is dedicated to informing professional best practices, advancing scholarship, and promoting responsible leadership through a variety of law enforcement, corrections, and security administration courses. As such, the program provides students with the academic and administrative skills needed for designing policies, managing programs, directing scholarly research, preparing for teaching, and leading with integrity. We foster an inclusive, collaborative community of students and faculty who share diverse practical experience and academic knowledge to advocate for justice and equality in local and global communities....
The top-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution has led the nation in law-school-based conflict resolution for over a decade and has been ranked # 1 in the U.S. Ne
Pepperdine Law's Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR) is available for students looking to work in a variety of law and non-law areas.
The study of conflict is not limited to the legal profession. Students have applied their MDR to areas including:
International Diplomacy, and more
At the Forefront of Legal Education
Over 95% of cases filed in the courts are handled under dispute resolution processes like negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Law students, attorneys, and non-law practitioners chose to equip themselves to handle this next generation of conflict. Pepperdine's hands-on approach with lectures, discussions and simulated exercises better prepare students to manage conflict in a variety of environments....
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
The master's of public policy (MPP) is a 60-hour, two-year program. The MPP gives you the opportunity to analyze, create, and articulate innovative public policies respon
The master's of public policy (MPP) is a 60-hour, two-year program. The MPP gives you the opportunity to analyze, create, and articulate innovative public policies responsive to the most challenging issues facing this nation, while respecting and supporting your passion to serve responsibly.
Master of public policy students must complete:
7 core courses (28 total hours)
6 Great Issues Forums (12 total hours)
Policy Memorandum (4 hours)
16 hours of elective credit
The required courses build a broad perspective of policy while giving students the capabilities for strong analysis and quantitative skill. In addition, MPP students are encouraged to pursue customized concentrations....
The international MPA program provides a specialization in Public Administration, Public Management and Policy Studies, which will prepare students to direct policymaking
Modern democracies face complex challenges, which have only intensified in the recent decade. Functioning in complex external and internal environments, governments and public organizations have to constantly adapt themselves to changing conditions and find innovative ways and tools to analyze reality and manage public affairs effectively and fairly.
In recent years, many political systems have experienced significant crises and challenges that have transformed modes of governance. There are indications that public dissatisfaction with and mistrust of government is rapidly increasing, especially during the deep economic crisis of recent years. Social and economic concerns have become more and more acute in modern democracies as growing economic inequality encourages political inequality and triggers political unrest. This process accelerates due to ineffective government and the deterioration of public trust in government....
The Master in Access to the Profession of Lawyer addresses those students who have obtained the degree of Law Degree (and Graduates) and wish to acquire the skills and co
Characteristics of the degree
Academic year in which it was implemented: 2014/15
Type of teaching: On-site
Number of new places offered: 30
Minimum number of ECTS per enrollment and teaching period
First yearFull Time: 60 ECTSPart time: 42 ECTSRest of yearsFull Time: 30 ECTSPart time: 30 ECTSgoals
The acquisition of the professional title of lawyer has two phases. The first consists in obtaining professional training, and the second in the accreditation of professional training. The obtaining of professional training is achieved through a "regulated and official" training (article 2.2 Law 34/2006). When this is taught in a University, and since it is a postgraduate education, it can only be configured as a University Master's degree, in accordance with the provisions of article 8 of RD1393 / 2007, of October 29, which establishes the Organization of official university education. This is also evidenced by art. 4.1 a) of Royal Decree 775/2011, of June 3, approving the Regulation of Law 34/2006, of October 30, on access to the professions of Lawyer and Attorney of the Courts. The accreditation of the professional capacity is carried out through an aptitude assessment summoned annually by the Ministries of Justice and Education, unique and identical for the entire national territory and composed of an objective test of multiple answers and by the resolution of a practical case (Article 17.3 RD 775/2011)....
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
The Elliott School's Master of International Policy and Practice (MIPP) program helps international professionals develop these highly marketable skills. This flexible de
NOTE: If you are interested in studying this program online, scroll down to the next section of this program description for more information.
Preparing professionals for 21st-century challenges
The demands of globalization are dramatically changing career and employment practices for individuals and organizations in international affairs. Professionals who want to excel in the international arena must have knowledge of international economic, political and social trends. They must possess the analytical and management skills necessary to formulate and advocate policies on key international issues, and the ability to negotiate and work effectively in cross-cultural settings.
The Elliott School's Master of International Policy and Practice (MIPP) program helps international professionals develop these highly marketable skills. This flexible degree program prepares mid-career professionals for the challenges of globalization by combining rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills. The program covers relevant national and international policies and provides insight into a wide range of international issues....
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at the UCR School of Public Policy is the first such graduate program being offered by a major research university in Inland Sou
Masters Degrees in Law Studies. Concentrations
Through our two-year full-time program, you can choose to specialize in a broad variety of fields. Specialization can take the form of a concentration within coursework, in the capstone project, in one’s internship, or in any combination of these. Concentrations are available in the following areas:
Environmental and resource
Inequality and poverty
Race and immigration
We are currently accepting applications from both domestic and international applicants. The program is open for admission to those who have successfully completed:
Undergraduate courses in microeconomics, statistics, and an introduction to politics and government, or equivalent courses (students may still be admitted with course deficiencies)
A bachelor's degree (or an approved equivalent from an accredited institution) with minimum 3.0 GPA
UNH Law's master's degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100 percent online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce
UNH Law's master's degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100 percent online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce, terrorism, human rights, and criminal law, especially over the past 30 years.
The program is ideal for practicing lawyers, professionals, students, and scholars in diplomatic, criminal justice, military, and law enforcement communities around the world. Students gain insight from the program’s multi-national approach and master transnational law courses focused on domestic crimes with international implications, and also study the implications of nations expanding the reach of their domestic criminal statutes, the creation of the International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals and United Nations conventions, with bi- and multi-lateral treaties....
Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt
The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a caree
Master of Public Policy
The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a career in public service, including government agencies, international organizations, and the non-profit sector. The MPP program equips future decision-makers with the knowledge and practical skills they will need to advance the public interest and make sound policy decisions.
Drawn from political science, economics, sociology, public administration and law, the MPP curriculum builds the skills and knowledge base required of a professional policy analyst. It includes courses in political and economic analysis, statistics, public management, and ethics. Throughout the coursework, research and field experience, students develop their understanding of the policy process and the institutions and actors involved in that process....
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
The Master's programme International Public Management and Policy focuses on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policymaking.
The Master's programme International Public Management and Policy focus on the increasingly international nature of public management and public policymaking.
Many collective problems of our times, such as climate change, terrorism, corruption, poverty and inequality, have an international character. In order to deal effectively with these and similar problems, nation-states need to increase their own capacities through regulatory and administrative reform. In addition, they need to learn from each other and collaborate in international organisations such as the United Nations and the European Union.
How can global problems like poverty and climate change be tackled?...
University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs
You can make a real difference in the world. A Master of Public Affairs allows you to solve the crucial problems facing society, help people, and serve your community. Pu
Master of Public Affairs
You can make a real difference in the world. A Master of Public Affairs allows you to solve the crucial problems facing society, help people, and serve your community. Public service professionals – whether in government or nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations – play a vital role in addressing important issues and impacting lives for the better.
The University of Missouri has offered public service education for over 50 years. Established in 2001, the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs has 14 TSPA, 26 affiliated and 8 adjunct faculty members and is part of the University’s College of Arts and Science.
The Truman School advances the study and practice of governance in Missouri, the nation and the world. The mission of the Truman School’s MPA Program is to prepare a diverse student body for ethical leadership in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The MPA program draws upon the interdisciplinary teaching, research and public service capacity of the Truman School, the University as a whole and practitioners to provide students with a range of perspectives and experiences that promote public service values and democratic discourse. Through their coursework, students build knowledge of policy processes and management principles and develop critical thinking and analytic skills that enable them to advance in careers in a rapidly changing public service....