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Joint Law


Degrees Offered:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) paired with the following programs for a Joint Degree:
Please Note: Applicants cannot be considered for the Joint Law program until after their first year of law school is complete.

  • Administration (J.D./M.S.A.)
  • Educational Administration (J.D./M.A.)
  • English (J.D./M.A.)
  • History (J.D./M.A.)
  • Psychology (J.D./M.A.)
  • Political Science (J.D./M.A.)
  • Business Administration (J.D./M.B.A.)
  • Professional Accountancy (J.D./M.P.A.)
  • Public Administration (J.D./M.P.A.)
Required Test for Admission:

* Dependent upon degree

Required Supplemental Application Materials:
  • Completion of one year of law school
  • Required coursework
  • Specific Testing
Application Deadline:

Joint Law (Fall): March 1

Priority: March 1

Department Contact Information:

University of South Dakota
Law School
414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD  57069
Phone: 605-677-5444
Fax: 605-677-5417

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Program Director:

Dr. Tom Sorensen (

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