JD and MPA Combined Studies
Students at the CUNY Law School may complete the John Jay MPA Inspector General Program, substituting law courses for four of the required MPA courses, and completing up to two specified MPA Inspector General courses that are applied toward completion of their law degree.
The following courses are substituted for JJC MPA courses:
JJC MPA Course CUNY Law Substitute Course
PAD 700 Public Administration Public Institutions and Law
PAD 702 Human Resources Labor Law
PAD Elective Evidence and Lawyering in the Public Interest
PAD Elective Legal Process
For students in the program, up to two (2) of the following courses can be completed while in Law School, applied toward the law degree, and also accepted by JJC toward the MPA degree.
- PAD 740 Public Sector Inspection and Oversight
- PAD 742: Public Sector Accounting and Auditing
Students apply for this option by the end of their second year in law school. During their third year of Law School they would complete PAD 740 and PAD 742. Following their CUNY Law School graduation, they would complete the MPA Inspector General program by completing the remaining 8 courses in this 14-course (42-credit) program.