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JD/MSEd Higher Education: Graduate School of Education

Students in the joint graduate program with the Graduate School of Education can earn a JD/MSEd in Higher Education. The aim of this program is to cross-train leaders who will assume high level positions in educational law in both the public and private sectors.

Students can earn both degrees in three years. The MSEd is a ten (10) credit course of study plus a Master’s research paper.  Joint degree students may apply up to four (4) relevant courses taken at GSE toward the JD and up to four (4) Law School courses towards the MSEd Higher Education.

Students apply separately to each department. Applications to the MSEd program are welcomed: 1) contemporaneously with the Law School application; 2) after acceptance to the Law School but prior to matriculation; or 3) after matriculation during the 1L year.

If applying to GSE while a first year law student, students need only take the LSAT.  Otherwise, applicants must take the GRE for the GSE application and the LSAT for the Law School application.

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For more information regarding this joint degree and/or the application process, please contact: