MSCJS/JD Dual Degree



104 Credits

You'll earn this dual degree at both the College of Art & Sciences and Suffolk University Law School. Through your advanced studies, you'll emerge prepared to think critically and act decisively to improve outcomes for both individuals and communities. Our faculty roster of leading thinkers in the field and hands-on internships will further help you maximize your professional potential. 

You may apply for this dual-degree program before you enter Suffolk University, during your first year of full-time MSCJS studies, or during your second or third year of study at the Law School.

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MSCJS/JD Program Overview


MSCJS Requirements 24 Credits
JD Requirements 80 Credits
Total 104 Credits

View the MSCJS/JD Dual Degree curriculum

Applying to Suffolk's MSCJS/JD Program

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall Semester: April 15 (priority), then rolling
  • Spring Semester: October 15 (priority), then rolling

Learn more about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application (submitted through Suffolk Law School)
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Resume
  • Goal Statement (essay)
  • Two letters of recommendation (learn more)
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic Scores (international students only)

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