Law and Public Policy

Miami offers the courses you need to prepare for law or graduate school and for careers in such professions as governance at the local and national levels, diplomacy and global politics, public administration and public service, and working to bring about social and political change. You may choose from a wide range of majors and minors to meet your academic and life goals.

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Get involved in various research and internship opportunities:
    • Miami's Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs allows you to discover opportunities in research and internships in local government
    • The Ohio Public Leaders: Inside State and Local Government program offers real-world laboratory internships enhancing your understanding of inner workings of state and local governments
    • The Urban Leadership Internship Program offers self-designed internships
  • Meet and study with key media and political figures in the nation's capital via Miami's Inside Washington program
  • Tackle urban problems and policies in the Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine residency program
  • Participate in numerous leadership opportunities:
    • Award-winning Speech and Debate Team
    • Associated Student Government
    • Delta Sigma Rho Forensic Society
    • Miami University Janus Forum
    • #3 nationally ranked Mock Trial Team (as of April 2015)
    • Model Arab League
    • Model United Nations
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science majors)

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