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This program allows the student to obtain a J.D. and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree in four years and two summers. It is of special interest to law students who intend to practice in communities where they might be called on to perform legal services for the municipality, as city attorneys or otherwise, and to students preparing for positions in city management. The program provides preparation for positions in such agencies as leagues of municipalities or state governmental authorities and serves as a training ground for the rapidly developing field of court administration. Admission to both the School of Law and the School of Public Affairs & Administration in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is required.