Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Security Studies

Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Security Studies

Georgetown University - Washington, DC


J.D. /M.A.S.S.P. degree candidates must satisfactorily complete course requirements for both the J.D. and M.A.S.S.P. degrees. In addition to the J.D. and M.A.S.S.P. degrees, a Joint Program Certificate will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the program. Separately, the JD program requires 85* credits over three years and the MASSP requires 36 credits over two years. Students in the joint degree program undertake a four-year course of study comprising a minimum of 109* academic credits (79* credits of Law Center courses and 30 credits of MASSP courses). Six credits from the Law Center will satisfy MASSP degree requirements, and 6 credits of MASSP coursework will satisfy JD requirements. Candidates for this joint degree must meet the graduation requirements of both programs, including the Law Center Residency Requirement, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 for the Law Center and 3.00 for the MASSP.

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