Law students accepted into the University of Wyoming (UW) are invited to add a joint
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Environment and Natural Resources (JD/MA ENR) to their
degree program.Offered by the University of Wyoming College of Law and the Haub School of Environment
and Natural Resources (ENR), this concurrent degree program results in two degrees
in three or three and a half years. Coursework and thesis research develop experience
in interdisciplinary content, analytical tools and problem-solving skills used to
address complex natural resource issues.JD/MA ENR students collaborate across campus to practice critical thinking and collaborative
problem solving for natural resource challenges. You'll take on a Plan B thesis project
to research an environment and natural resources challenge of your choice. You'll
also learn with Haub School graduate students who bring expertise from a range of
disciplines. Students who earn a JD/MA ENR have a variety of professional opportunities
available to them; in addition to traditional practice in a law firms, graduating
students may take positions in academia, policy development, private industry, nonprofit,
and local, state, and federal government agencies.
Students in the JD/MA ENR will:
Application process and Requirements:
We accept and evaluate applications on a rolling basis. There is no due date for applications. However,
students are encouraged to submit an application to the JD/MA ENR degree program concurrently
with submitting an application to the College of Law. Applicants are strongly encouraged
to contact Haub School JD/MA Program Coordinator, Professor Temple Stoellinger (email@example.com) prior to submitting their application to discuss the program.Students may apply to add the JD/MA ENR at any point before or during their law program,
although adding the dual degree later may delay graduation from both programs. Graduation
with the JD/MA ENR degree is simultaneous with the JD degree, i.e., you will not graduate
with the JD until the JD/MA ENR degree is completed.Review the JD/MA Student Handbook for the full application requirements:
Each JD/MA ENR student must satisfactorily complete 30 credit hours in ENR, ENR Law,
and Plan B thesis.
Plan B Thesis Seminar: 1 creditA seminar course providing instruction on the Plan B Thesis requirements.
Plan B Thesis: 2 creditsStudent will produce an interdisciplinary, rigorous, and original work that deepens
the student's knowledge of the interface of law and ENR issues.
2 required ENR core courses + 3 elective courses from 7 ENR categories.
4 ENR Law courses selected from 14 Law courses.
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