Women's History and Law

Sarah Lawrence College

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By earning two degrees, students gain a broader context for thinking and writing about women’s issues and the educational foundation to advocate for women in more diverse ways and from a position of greater authority.


Students in this program earn both a Master of Arts and a Juris Doctor.By taking courses that count toward both degrees, students in the joint program can earn the MA and JD in four years of full-time study. This program may also be completed on a part-time basis.Requirements for the two degrees include a total of 120 credits, 20 of which are applicable to both programs. Each school accepts up to 12 credits from the other school to satisfy requirements.Opportunities for graduates include careers as attorneys, activists, lobbyists, educators, and more.Pace University is located in White Plains, New York, and is known for excellence in various emerging areas of law. Pace Law School emphasizes the Socratic Method and experiential teaching through clinics, simulation courses, and externships.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • History 
  • Gender , Race and Media
  • Gender and Nationalisms
  • Gender and History in China

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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