Family and Child Sciences and Law
The College of Law and the Department of Family& Child Sciences joint-degree program in Law and Family & Child Sciences, J.D./M.S., permits completion of bothdegree programs concurrently. Interested applicants must first begin their study at the College of Law. Once they are enrolled in their first year, they will complete all necessary documentation for the application process through the Department of Family & Child Sciences as well as a joint-degree application. All of these documents should be returned to the Florida State Law Admissions Office.
For the joint-degree program, both the GRE and LSAT must be taken in order to be considered. Applicants to the Department of Family & Child Sciences program must have a bachelor’s degree, an upper division (junior and senior) grade point average of 3.0 or better or a minimum combined score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE. The GRE is required regardless of undergraduate GPA.