The combined JD/MS in Law and Public Policy provides NU law students with core competencies in research methods, applied microeconomics, policy analysis, and program evaluation. Students in the JD/MS program thus complement their legal training with skills designed to enable them to design and promote effective policies.
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- Experiential—Students complete the MS degree experiential requirement through a policy-relevant internship.
- Research—Students collaborate with faculty on groundbreaking, use-inspired research in class and in our research centers—The Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, the Resilient Cities Lab, The Social Impact Lab, and the Boston Area Research Initiative. View More Research
- Capstone—Students in the MS program complete a capstone, a semester-long project where student teams work in partnership with local, state, or federal agencies or nonprofit institutions to assess a problem, produce a thorough policy analysis, and recommend solutions to the client.