The College of Law and the School of Library and
Information Studies joint-degree program in Law and Information Studies, J.D./M.S., permits completion of both degree programs concurrently. Interested applicants must first begin their study at the College of Law. Once enrolled in the law school, they will complete all necessary documentation for the application process through the School of Library and Information Studies as well as a joint-degree application by the end of the second
year of study at the law school. All required documents should be returned to the College of Law Office of Admissions.
For joint-degree program applicants, either the GRE or the LSAT must be taken in order to be considered for admission to the School of Library and Information Studies. Applicants to the Information Studies program must have a bachelor’s degree, an upper division (junior and senior) grade point average of 3.0 or better and either a minimum combined score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE or a score of 160 or higher on the LSAT.