Joint Degrees

For many students at Syracuse University College of Law, a joint degree is a great path for getting a superior education while also building a secure job future. Many of our graduates have found that their joint degrees lead to rich professional careers that are full of opportunities and options. Explore our programs to find out what the future may hold for you with a joint degree from Syracuse Law.

In addition to expanding your professional options, the Syracuse Law joint degree programs offer a tremendous value; tuition is often the same as a single degree program. And, most joint degree programs can be completed in three years. Many students also find a joint degree particularly attractive in times of economic uncertainty or when they want more options than a law degree alone can deliver. So, go ahead, explore your options.

Take two. Your J.D. and M.B.A.

Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University

A clear understanding of business & legal principles can deliver a solid foundation for professional success. Syracuse Law and the Whitman School of Management have created a joint degree program in business administration to maximize your opportunities in business & law

Interested in a J.D./M.S. or M.A. in Public Communications?

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

A joint degree in communications can open doors to the dynamic world of communications & media. Offered in cooperation with Syracuse University’s renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, this program prepares you for a challenging career in communications law or media public policy among others.

Why not your J.D. and MPA Or, a J.D. and M.A. in International Relations?

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University

The highly respected Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse, where students pursue their Master of Public Administration for their joint degree, offers the oldest academic training program of its kind in the United States. A deep understanding of law & public administration and law & international relations are not only essential to effective government they lead to meaningful careers in politics, government and academic institutions among others. So, don’t forget to explore the excitement that a joint degree in international relations can offer.

Go for your J.D. and M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education.

Syracuse University's School of Education

The joint degree program in Law and Cultural Foundations of Education features a concentration in Disability Studies and offers students the opportunity to earn a J.D. and M.S. in Education. This program opens many doors but is particularly strong for pursuing a career in disability law.

Get your J.D. and M.S. in Computer Science.

Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering & Computer Science

This program was designed by Syracuse Law and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) to benefit students who are interested in technology-oriented practice. In particular, if you studied the sciences in your undergraduate work, this is a program that can definitely take your career to the next level.