Monday, October 14, 2013
From the Cooley Website (excerpts):
Eastern Michigan University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School are establishing four joint
degree programs that will blend key skills and training leading to highly successful careers.
The joint program agreements were signed Oct. 4 at Eastern Michigan by Susan Martin, University president, and Don LeDuc, president of the law school.
The programs being launched in 2013 are:
- J.D./master’s degree in human resource and
organizational development (MSHROD).
- J.D./master’s degree in educational
leadership (MA EdLd).
- J.D./master’s degree in health
- J.D./master’s degree in business
Both schools will offer their degrees independently, but eligible students will be able to incorporate course work from the other institution’s program. The programs are designed to provide students with a legal framework, which will enrich their portfolios on
professional and academic levels.
Students can transfer six master’s degree credits to Cooley’s Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. They also can transfer six credits from the J.D. degree into the master’s program at Eastern Michigan University.
This collaboration is one more indication that in today’s economy, law schools have to be entrepreneurial. You can read more here.