JD/Master of Public Affairs Dual Degree Program
USF's JD/Master of Public Affairs (MoPA) dual degree program will prepare you for a lifetime of effective, ethical leadership at the nexus of law and politics.
With a Master of Public Affairs from the USF College of Arts and Sciences' Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good and a Juris Doctor from the USF School of Law, graduates are
uniquely prepared to serve our community and create positive change through the
political process. This
four-year program is designed to prepare law school graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary for effective political action
by merging hands-on experiences with rigorous graduate seminars.
The dual degree program provides a cost and time savings of more than a year. Students
may begin their course of study in either program. Read more about the curriculum.