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Social Work - Juris Doctor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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23411 USD/year
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6869 USD/year
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The dual Social Work - Juris Doctor program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is designed for those seeking to make a difference in the lives of individuals through direct legal and social interaction and intervention.

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Overview

The Social Work - Juris Doctor program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas provides students with a thorough grounding in social work and the law through academic instruction and practical application. The dual degree program requires that prospective students apply for and be accepted to both programs. To graduate, students must earn 131 total credit hours.

Career Possibilities

Graduates of the law school typically work as attorneys. A law degree is a prerequisite for admission to the bar in most states, and bar admission is required to engage in the practice of law. Law school graduates work in private law firms, business, government, non-­‐profit, and academic settings. Possibilities include:

  • Public Welfare Administrator
  • Attorney
  • Prison Administrator
  • Probation or Parole Officer
  • Legislator
  • Executive Director of a Non-Profit

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Research
  • Foundation Practice Methods
  • Contemporary Issues in Diversity
  • DSM: Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Social Work

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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the JD/MSW degree program must apply for, and gain admission to, both the Boyd School of Law JD program and to the School of Social Work MSW program, respectively.
  • Admission requirements are the same as those listed under the regular JD and MSW programs.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
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Funding

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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