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Joint Degree Programs

Information and Library Science

The School of Law and the School of Informatics' Department of Information and Library Science offer a four-year combined program leading to the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and Master of Library Science (MLS) degrees. The program is designed for students who wish to enter the field of law librarianship. Students should apply to both schools at the same time for the combined degree. Students already enrolled in the Law School may apply for admission to the program no later than the end of their second year of law study, and students already enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science may apply to the Law School no later than the end of their first year of MLS study.

Degree

Doctor of Jurisprudence/Master of Library and Information Science (JD/MLS)

Requirements
  • 79 credit hours in the School of Law, including all degree requirements, Copyright Law, and Constitutional Law II
  • 30 credit hours in the School of Library and Information Science
For more information

Learn more about the specific requirements for JD/MLS from the School of Library and Information Science.