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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.

Students MPA

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.