Do you want to expand your knowledge of international law, human rights and criminal justice across national borders? Pair your undergraduate degree from the University of Central Missouri with a minor you won’t find at many colleges or universities — the International Justice minor.
Created in response to student demand, UCM's International Justice minor combines multiple disciplines to complement these UCM majors and others:
Get a rare education with UCM’s International Justice minor
At UCM, we bring together international law, international criminal law and international human rights for a comprehensive approach to justice. Whether you’re on UCM’s Pre-Law pathway, planning to continue your education with a master's degree or eager to begin your career, the International Justice minor offers tremendous value for your next endeavor.
Get this diverse education in classes held on our Warrensburg campus. You may also choose to take some online for your convenience. At UCM, we know our students have different needs, and our faculty aim to be as flexible as possible in helping you complete this minor.
A multidisciplinary approach to justice
A minor created to meet student demand
Less than 25 students per class
Online classes available
International partner universities
The courses you’ll take as part of UCM’s International Justice minor provide you a deep and nuanced interdisciplinary curriculum. In addition to electives that allow you to learn more about a particular interest — whether a geographic area or an international criminal law topic — you’ll take core courses such as:
In small classes — typically less than 25 students — you’ll engage with your peers, as well as UCM faculty who have the highest degrees and are experts in their field. You can complete the International Justice minor in two years — even as a transfer student in your junior year.
Expand your cultural perspective with the real-world experiences we offer for the International Justice minor at the University of Central Missouri. These include:
As a graduate of the University of Central Missouri, you can apply the knowledge you gain as part of your International Justice minor in a range of careers, including:
You may also continue your studies at law school or in a graduate program in pursuit of your ultimate career goal.
Learn how to make your International Justice minor part of your future career
UCM’s multidisciplinary faculty for the International Justice minor will mentor you to help you understand how your studies apply to your career path and help ensure your academic success. When you’re ready to look for jobs, UCM’s Career Services Center will assist you in identifying resources to pursue a career in nonprofits, state and federal agencies and more.
Use the interactive tool below to see what a career related to international justice looks like.
The University of Central Missouri’s International Justice minor can add value to undergraduate degrees that otherwise focus on domestic law and issues — expanding your career horizons. We offer many resources, including loans, scholarships, grants and work-study opportunities, to help finance your education.
How to find scholarships for your international justice education
You may qualify for various scholarships based on your bachelor’s degree or other criteria. Scholarships are also available to help fund your study-abroad opportunities at UCM. Explore your possibilities using the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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