J.D. - M.S.W. On Campus

Law and Social Work Dual Degree

48 months
44680 USD/year
44680 USD/year
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The Law and Social Work Dual Degree at Saint Louis University allows students to combine those disciplines, equipping them not only with the training to practice law but with the in-depth knowledge of social conditions and the needs of individuals, groups and communities to promote well-being. 


About Law and Social Work Dual Degree at Saint Louis University

SLU's M.S.W. program is ranked in the top 20% of social work programs nationally and gives students the chance to hone skills in therapy, crisis intervention, veterans services, nonprofit administration and global social work.


A J.D. and an M.S.W. allow graduates diverse career opportunities, including public defense, nonprofit management, public welfare administration, victim advocacy, service as a guardian ad litem, judiciary service and more. Other career paths include practice in family law, immigration law, health policy/health law, employment law, disability law, elder law, environmental law, or even corporate law while taking on pro bono cases as part of one's practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Policy
  • Human Behavior & the Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, & Groups
  • Social Work Practice with Communities & Organizations
  • Foundation Integrative Practice Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


57 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee $65
  • Transcript(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional)
  • Résumé
  • Professional Statement
  • Proof of financial support

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22340 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    44680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22340 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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