Law and Government Organization & Leadership (J.D./M.S.)

Creighton University

The J.D./M.S. in Government Organization and Leadership (GOAL) joint degree program from Creighton University School of Law will prepare you for leadership positions with government entities and the organizations that work closely with them. You’ll gain an invaluable mix of career-driven legal experience and professional subtleties that can’t be learned from a textbook. You’ll see the inner workings of our nation’s capital. Externships In the GOAL program, you’ll spend the first semester of your third year of law school living in Washington, D.C., immersed in a full-time externship with a federal agency, Congressional committee or office of a member of Congress. You’ll attend hearings and conferences, join in strategy sessions and accompany federal government attorneys to formal and informal gatherings and meetings. You’ll research law, prepare memoranda, draft federal rules and otherwise engage in the day-to-day professional lives of your externship host. You could extern at the: Department of Agriculture Department of Energy Department of Justice Department of State Department of the Treasury National Indian Gaming Commission National Mediation Service Peace Corps Senate Agriculture Committee Senate Banking Committee Senate Finance Committee Outcomes The GOAL program prepares law students to be leaders in governmental agencies or legislative bodies at both the state and federal levels. The program offers a bridge between theory and practice and provides graduates with: Enhanced employment opportunities as lawyers in government service upon graduation A comprehensive understanding of the role of professional ethics in government settings, including a focused examination of the specific standards of ethical conduct applicable to lawyers in government service and to generic ethical principles arising from both the core values of society at large and the Jesuit tradition Skills to facilitate and improve strategic planning, creativity, collaboration and consensus building A set of core competencies to promote the capacity to assume leadership roles An understanding of the role of attorneys within large and diverse governmental organizations

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Phd programs, master's programs

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North America

Omaha, NE , United States

Location

United States

Omaha, NE

Type

Phd programs, master's programs

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