Indigenous Studies

Joint Degree with KU Law

The University of Kansas offers a joint degree program in Law and Indigenous Studies. As part of this unique program, students may graduate with both the J.D. and an M.A. in Indigenous Studies in three to four years, making it an ideal choice for students interested in tribal law. Students must apply separately to the law school and the Indigenous Studies graduate program.

The program "aspires to facilitate the protection and strengthening of indigenous sovereignty, self-determination, and self-sufficiency" in indigenous nations throughout the Americas.

The University of Kansas was the third institution of higher learning in the United States to offer a joint degree program relating to indigenous peoples.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Kronk, Law School, (785) 864-4659, elizabeth.kronk@ku.edu; or Michael Zogry, Indigenous Studies, (785) 864-5271, mzogry@ku.edu.

KU Law
Tribal Law and Government Center


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