Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business

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Master of Public Administration/Juris Doctor (MPA/JD)

Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business

Faculty:Faculty of Management
Field of Study:Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)
Public Administration
Length:4 Year(s)


The combined MPA/JD is a four-year program designed for students who intend to practice law but would like to acquire a background in public administration before doing so or for students who are interested in a public service career in departments or agencies where a knowledge of the law is required for career placement and/or advancement.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission to this program is determined jointly by the School and the Faculty of Law. Students must satisfy the entrance requirements of both the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Faculty of Law and they must apply separately to each participating academic unit. Please visit the website for more details.
    Application Notes : Applicants for the MPA may submit the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score to the School as well as to the Faculty of Law instead of writing the optional Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Please visit the website for more details.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 19, 2022