BA (Select Majors)/JD and Criminal Justice BS/JD
The field of law spans many disciplines and welcomes new perspectives. In this dual-degree program - Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a major listed below/Juris Doctor, Pace offers qualified students an opportunity to focus their undergraduate study on an area of interest and then apply it to law. This is an accelerated six-year program.
For acceptance into the program interested students early in their sophomore year must apply separately to the School of Law and by the end of junior year must meet all established criteria for admission, including an appropriate score on the LSAT. Admission into the undergraduate portion of the program does not guarantee admission into Law School.
Available accelerated BA/JD Programs:
Environmental Studies/Juris Doctor
Philosophy and Religious Studies/Juris Doctor
Political Science/Juris Doctor
Available Accelerated BS/JD Program:
Criminal Justice/Juris Doctor
For curriculum of an undergraduate major, please see undergraduate section of this catalog. For Juris Doctor curriculum, please see Law School Catalog.
Note: Biology BA students in this dual-degree program will have the opportunity to apply their scientific expertise to the University’s Environmental Law program, which is internationally recognized. Environmental Litigation Clinic allows students to participate in litigation relating to the environment, such as the Hudson River System whose waters are protected by Riverkeeper Inc., a public interest group.
To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for
undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send
transcripts, recommendations, and standardized test scores) and submit your application.
Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
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