Joint M.A. in Criminal Justice/Juris Doctor
This program is administered jointly by the College of Law and the criminal justice program. The program is designed for students who wish to have theoretical and practical knowledge in the law and in the field of criminal justice.
- First be accepted by the University of Toledo College of Law
- Successfully complete of the first year of law school
- Be a student in good standing at the University of Toledo College of Law
- Complete an application for the master of arts in criminal justice
To complete the master of arts in criminal justice, the student must meet the degree requirements. Six to nine hours of law courses may be applied as electives in the master of arts in criminal justice, subject to the approval of the CJ graduate advisor.
To qualify for the juris doctor degree, a student must comply with all the academic and non-academic rules of the College of Law. The student must be at least a second year law student before applying for the joint degree. Under the joint program, up to 12 semester hours taken for the Master of Arts in criminal justice may be applied toward the completion of credit hours for juris doctor degree. The student must earn a grade of B or better in those courses to be credited toward the juris doctor.