36 months
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33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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About

What makes the Law - Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy program at the University of Arizona unique is its approach to legal education in the field of federal Indian law, tribal law and policy, and indigenous peoples human rights. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

Students of the Law - Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy program at the University of Arizona are trained in the classroom and in real-world settings by faculty who are leaders both in their academic fields and as practitioners in tribal, national, and international forums.

For nearly three decades, Arizona Law has been a leader in the field of American Indian and indigenous peoples law, policy, and human rights. Arizona Law is the only law school in the world offering all three graduate degrees in the field (JD, LLM, and SJD), a Master of Legal Studies (MLS), and a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) with a concentration in indigenous peoples’ law and policy. Throughout the academic year IPLP offers robust course offerings and significant scholarship funding for qualified students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Federal Indian Law 
  • International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples 
  • Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research  
  • U.S. Legal System
  • Tribal Courts and Tribal Law 
  • Tribal Water Rights
  • Child, Tribe & State
  • Law of Gaming & Gambling Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2 letters of recommendation: At least one letter of recommendation should be from a faculty member at the institution awarding the first law degree. If not, please explain why this is not available in the appropriate departmental question on the application. 
  • 1-2 page personal statement
  • If you are seeking financial assistance, please include in your personal statement an explanation of any information you would like the Admissions Committee to consider in making financial awards. 
  • 5-6 page research proposal
  • Resume or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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