J.D. / M.S.W. at University at Albany


Master of Social Work

Admission Requirements: The applicant must score well on the LSAT or GRE; is encouraged to submit a personal statement; have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better; submit three letters of recommendation and be matriculated in the J.D. program at Albany Law School.

University at Albany Tuition:
$3450/semester for New York residents
$288/credit if less than 12 credits

$5460/semester for out-of-state students
$455/credit if less than 12 credits

The joint J.D./M.S.W. degree program is designed to promote integration between the fields of law and social work. It enables students to earn both degrees in, at most, four years of full-time study, rather than the usual five. The program is designed so that a maximum of six courses may be applicable to both degrees. Recipients of joint J.D./M.S.W. degrees hold professional credentials for a broad range of careers in government, consulting, teaching, research and law.

For more information, please contact:
School of Social Welfare Help Desk
135 Western Avenue
University at Albany, State University of New York
Albany, N.Y. 12222