International Criminal Law and Justice (M.I.C.L.J.)

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law's master's degree in International Criminal Law and Justice is available 100% online and addresses fast-paced developments in the globalization of commerce, terrorism, human rights, and criminal law, especially over the past 30 years.

The program is ideal for professionals, students, and scholars in diplomatic, criminal justice, military, and law enforcement communities around the world. Students gain insight from the program’s multi-national approach. You will take transnational law courses focused on domestic crimes with international implications, and also study the implications of nations expanding the reach of their domestic criminal statutes, the creation of the International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals and United Nations conventions, with bi- and multi-lateral treaties.

The program offers a diverse selection of courses focusing on critical current issues around the globe, including Drugs & Weapons Trafficking, International White-Collar Crime, CyberCrime, Human Trafficking, and Piracy & Terrorism.

The master's in International Criminal Law and Justice is available in full- and part-time options, with entry points in August and January.

Online Candidate Requirements
LCR 914CyberCrime3
LCR 921Human Trafficking I3
LCR 922International White Collar Crime3
LCR 923International Legal Research2
LCR 924International Criminal Law and Justice Seminar3
LCR 925Comparative Criminal Justice Systems3
LCR 926International Criminal Court and Special Tribunals3
LCR 927Piracy and Terrorism2
LCR 928Drugs and Weapons Trafficking3
LCR 929Capstone Research Project3
List of additional courses will be made available by faculty director.2
Total Credits30

More information about requirements.

UNH Franklin Pierce Law School graduates from the ICLJ interdisciplinary Master's program will demonstrate familiarity with these four areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law in the traditional area of criminal law and practice, focused on the increasingly international nature of this realm of law in the information age. 
  • Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the context of criminal law and practice in the United States and globally. 
  • Exercise of proper professional and ethical responsibilities as a lawyer or other type of professional to clients or other relevant stakeholders and the national and global legal systems around criminal law; and 
  • Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal or other professions focused on the practice or other use of criminal law domestically and internationally.