Concurrent Degrees

Concurrent Degree Options

The Master of Public Service (MPS) degree at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service can be earned concurrently with a Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Each concurrent degree program offers students a potential savings of credit hours otherwise required for separate degrees. New students wishing to enroll in a concurrent degree program must apply for admission and be accepted to both the Clinton School and the partner institution.

For more information about concurrent degrees, contact Director of Enrollment Alex Thomas in the Office of Admissions at 501-683-5228, or email aethomas@clintonschool.uasys.edu.

Juris Doctor/Master of Public Service Concurrent Degree

A student at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service or UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law may pursue the Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Public Service (MPS) degrees under a concurrent degree program which allows cross-credit for specified courses. The concurrent degree program offers a potential savings of 18 credit hours in the total credit hours otherwise required for both degrees.

A student in the Concurrent Degree Program must complete all the requirements for the JD degree as specified by the Bowen School of Law, and all requirements for the MPS as specified by the Clinton School of Public Service.

JD/MPS Concurrent Program Details 

Master of Public Health/Master of Public Service Concurrent Degree

A student at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service or University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences may pursue the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Public Service (MPS) degrees under a concurrent degree program which allows cross-credit for specified courses. The concurrent program offers a potential savings of credit hours in the total number of credit hours otherwise required for both degrees.

A student in the concurrent program must complete all the requirements for the MPH degree as specified by the Boozman College of Public Health, and all requirements for the MPS degree as specified by the Clinton School of Public Service.

MPH/MPS Concurrent Program Details

Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Service Concurrent Degree

A student at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service or Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville may pursue the Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Service (MPS) degrees under a concurrent degree program which allows cross-credit for specified courses.

The joint degree program seeks students who are interested in applying business knowledge to the public service sector.  A student in the concurrent program must complete all the requirements for the MBA degree as specified by the Walton College of Business, and all requirements for the MPS degree as specified by the Clinton School of Public Service.

MBA/MPS Concurrent Program Details

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