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RWU Law offers a joint JD and master’s degree in marine affairs with the University of Rhode Island. Only 3 law schools in the U.S. offer such a joint degree.

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Marine Affairs Courses Eligible for Transfer to Law

Marine Affairs courses, each of which earns three credits, which would be eligible for transfer toward the law degree are:

  • Coastal Ecosystem Governance
  • Coastal Zone Law
  • Economics of Marine Resources
  • Federal Ocean Policy & Organization
  • Fisheries Law and Management
  • International Ocean Law
  • International Ocean Organizations
  • Marine Pollution Policy
  • Master's Project Research
  • Ocean Uses and Marine Sciences
  • Port Operations & Policy