Offered through the Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program (IPLP) at the James E. Rogers College of Law, the accredited MPS in Indigenous Governance requires thirty (30) credits of course work to be completed within four years. MPS students are encouraged to “make the program their own” and suggest possible research and/or practical projects that not only benefit their home communities, but also apply towards degree completion.
Credits may be earned via:
- January in Tucson Courses
- Online courses
- American Indian Studies Program Courses
- Indigenous Peoples' Law & Policy Program courses
- Thesis completion
- Law, Policy, and Economic Development in Indian Country (1 credit)
- Comparative Indigenous Governance (1 credit)
- Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Under International Law (1 credit)
- Comparative Legal Systems and Their Role in Nation Building (1 credit)
- Making Change Happen (1 credit)
- Evidence for Indigenous Governance Principles (1 credit)
- Thesis/Internship/Experiential Learning (2-3 credits)
COST OF ATTENDANCE:
• $26,000 for the full 30 credit program ($867 per credit). Funding opportunities are available.
Email our Indigenous Governance Program Manager, Dr. Torivio A. Fodder.