MS-(NCR)/JD Dual Degree Program

MS-NCR/JD Dual Degree requirements

NCR Foundational and Process Courses
LAW 310Alternative Dispute Resolution3
NCR 624Dynamics of Conflict Resolution and Engagement3
LAW 410Negotiation3
or NCR 603 Negotiation
LAW 404Mediation Process3
or NCR 634 Mediation Process
NCR 622Conflict Engagement and Leadership3
NCR 625Systems Thinking in Conflict3
NCR 626Culture, Gender and Power Differences in Conflict3
NCR Electives
Select 9 credits of elective courses. Up to 3 credit hours can be LAW courses.9
Structural Injustice: Engaging Constructively with Demographic Change
Online Dispute Resolution
Organizational Collaborative Practice and Conflict Engagement
Health Care Collaboration and Conflict Engagement
International Negotiation and Conflict Engagement
Seminar: Special Topics in Conflict Resolution
Elder Law
Marriage and Divorce
Health Care Organizations
International Law
NCR Capstone
NCR 733Practicum3
J.D. First-year Required Courses32
J.D. Second-year Required Courses22
J.D. Electives18
35 elective credits (including the professional skills requirement) are normally required for the J.D. Eight credits of LAW courses (310, 404, and 410 or 615) are in the NCR Foundational section. Up to 9 credits may be fulfilled by NCR courses.

An academic residency requirement of 6 semesters of full-time enrollment (or its part-time equivalent) must be met. For this purpose, full-time enrollment requires carrying at least 10 hours of J.D. coursework.

Many of the masters-level courses are available in intensive one- or two-week schedule formats during evenings, spring and fall breaks and summers.