J.D. - M.S. On Campus

Law and Sociology Dual Degree

48 months
44680 USD/year
44680 USD/year
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The Law and Sociology Dual Degree at Saint Louis University capitalizes on the advantages of legal training and social science research expertise.


About Law and Sociology Dual Degree at Saint Louis University

This specialized program allows students to earn both degrees in roughly four years instead of the typical five, saving a considerable amount in time and tuition. The program attracts highly qualified students from outside the region as this is one of the only J.D./M.S. programs of its kind in the middle of the country.


Graduates of this program enjoy an increased number of job opportunities in federal and state law enforcement, corrections and judicial positions and are more competitive in the job market compared to graduates with only one of the degrees. Further, graduates find their education useful as social entrepreneurs applying their legal, administrative and research knowledge in policy areas from mental health, economic development, and environmental sustainability to issues of civil rights, immigration, international human rights, and employment discrimination.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Law
  • Contracts 
  • Environmental Impact of City
  • Comparative Theories of Race / Ethnic Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


106 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
  • Transcript(s)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Professional goal 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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