International Criminal Law and Justice (M.I.C.L.J.)

International Criminal Law and Justice (M.I.C.L.J.)

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If you are looking to be at the forefront when it comes to grappling with the widening scope of international criminal law, this online program is for you. 

Why get a master’s degree in international criminal law and justice?

Gain an edge understanding and combating transnational crime with a master’s in international criminal law and justice. Designed for professionals, students, and scholars in diplomatic, criminal, military, or law enforcement communities, students will explore the most pressing issues in international criminal law and justice today, from the expanding reach of domestic criminal statutes to commerce issues around terrorism to crimes of war, drug laundering, human trafficking, weapons trafficking, human rights, international white-collar crime, and cybercrime. As an online program, students complete the program in a flexible format with full-or part-time options starting in August and January with a diverse selection of courses.

Why study international criminal law and justice at UNH?

As one of the only law schools offering an international criminal law and justice program, UNH offers a unique lineup of expert faculty, scholars, and high-end practitioners from around the globe to teach at the cutting edge of international law. If you are looking to be at the forefront when it comes to grappling with the widening scope of international criminal law, this online program is for you. The 30-credit master’s can be completed on a full-or part-time schedule in as few as 12 months or as long as five years. Students can start in August or January. Enjoy applied learning in a self-paced, asynchronous but facilitated environment with course instructors.

Potential careers

  • Counter-terrorism analyst
  • Criminal history analyst
  • Diplomat
  • Global investigator
  • Human rights advocate
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Immigration and customs agent
  • Immigration lawyer
  • International court/tribunal judge
  • Victim assistance specialist

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Curriculum & Requirements

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law's (UNH Law) master's degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100 percent online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce, terrorism, human rights, and criminal law, especially over the past 30 years.

The program is ideal for practicing lawyers, professionals, students, and scholars in diplomatic, criminal justice, military, and law enforcement communities around the world. Students gain insight from the program’s multi-national approach and master transnational law courses focused on domestic crimes with international implications, and also study the implications of nations expanding the reach of their domestic criminal statutes, the creation of the International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals and United Nations conventions, with bi- and multi-lateral treaties.

Our program offers a diverse selection of courses focusing on critical current issues around the globe, including Drugs & Weapons Trafficking, International White Collar Crime, CyberCrime, Human Trafficking, and Piracy & Terrorism.

The master's in International Criminal Law and Justice is available in full- and part-time options, with entry points in fall and spring.

Online International Criminal Law and Justice Master’s candidates must complete the following required curriculum:

LCR 914CyberCrime3
LCR 921Human Trafficking I3
LCR 922International White Collar Crime3
LCR 923International Legal Research2
LCR 924International Criminal Law and Justice Seminar3
LCR 925Comparative Criminal Justice Systems3
LCR 926International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals3
LCR 927Piracy and Terrorism2
LCR 928Drugs and Weapons Trafficking3
LCR 929Capstone Research Project3
LIP 957Intellectual Property Crimes3
Total Credits31

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  • Available online only
  • Master’s degree requires 30 credits
  • Full-time must complete degree in three consecutive semesters or 12 months
  • Part-time must complete degree within five years
  • Graduation ceremony in May

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