Doctor of Law and Policy

Program Format
Online|Boston Residency Requirement|
Curriculum
Application Deadlines
Application Deadline: May 12, 2017
Next Start Date: Summer 2017
Credits Required for Graduation
48 Quarter Hours

Doctor of Law and Policy

The Doctor of Law and Policy (DLP) is a national online program with in-person classes that meet in Boston once a month. Students from all over the country, including Washington state, are encouraged to join this group of working professionals and accomplished leaders. Candidates come from a variety of industries including: health care, nonprofit, education, biotechnology, business, government, social services, homeland security and technology.

This professional doctoral degree emphasizes the integration of qualitative and quantitative social science methods, economics, law and policy, and political theory. Doctoral candidates specialize in a particular domain that enables them to align their research and doctoral thesis with their professional and intellectual interests.

The DLP program provides you with the opportunity to complete your coursework and doctoral thesis in 24 months.


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