Master of International Criminal Law & Justice

General

Program Description

The online Master’s in International Criminal Law and Justice is the only online transnational crime program from a Top 100 law school. UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is a leader in this emerging field of the law, and trains students on the latest developments affecting the international criminal law landscape.

The program addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce, terrorism, human rights, and criminal law, especially over the past 30 years, and offers a diverse selection of courses focusing on critical current issues around the globe, including: Drugs & Weapons Trafficking, International White Collar Crime, Cyber Crime, Human Trafficking, and Piracy & Terrorism.

The Master’s in International Criminal Law & Justice is an excellent fit for professionals and scholars in diplomatic, criminal justice, military, and law enforcement communities around the world. Students will study transnational law, focused on domestic crimes with international implications, as well as the implications of nations expanding the reach of their domestic criminal statutes, the creation of the International Criminal Court, and Special Tribunals and United Nations conventions with bi- and multi-lateral treaties.

Potential Careers

  • Counter-terrorism analyst 
  • Criminal history analyst 
  • Diplomat 
  • Global investigator 
  • Human rights advocate 
  • Intelligence analyst 
  • Immigration and customs agent 
  • Victim assistance specialist

Highlights

  • 100% online program
  • Admission in January or August
  • Full-time must complete the degree in three consecutive semesters or 12 months
  • Part-time must complete the degree within five years
  • Graduation ceremony in May

General Requirements

Applicants to the Master’s degree must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. All international applicants shall submit current proof of English language ability. Accepted proof includes: TOEFL score of 80 or higher, IELTS score of 6.5 or higher, or proof that the student’s undergraduate degree was taught in English. The GRE or LSAT are NOT required for admission.

To be recommended for the Master’s degree all candidates must successfully complete a minimum number of credits, complete the required coursework, meet the school residency or continuous enrollment requirement, fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law, and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code.

Required Credits

Master’s candidates must successfully complete a minimum of thirty (30) credits from a selection of required and elective curriculum.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law’s practice-based approach to legal education, along with its extensive and innovative curriculum, ensures that students graduate ready to become leaders in their field and stand ready to join the ranks of alumni who are global leaders in intellectual property, commerce and technology, and international criminal law and justice. As a technology-forward law school, we are proud to offer our top-ranked legal education in global innovation and our #5 IP program in the US in online, residential and limited residential formats. Read less