Juris Doctor and Master of Education or Master of Arts Dual Degree Programs

Interdisciplinary expertise in law and education can be invaluable for students committed to the pursuit of social justice and quality education for all. The Law and Education programs provide students with access to leading experts and field-based learning experiences, allowing them to acquire vital skills. Students emerge prepared to act as advocates in a variety of careers, including as policymakers, education leaders, policy analysts, teachers and attorneys representing students, families, educators, or education institutions.

The dual degree leading to an M. Ed. in Educational Leadership is for those interested public policy and educational practice for school leaders in elementary, middle, and secondary schools.

Students must apply for and be admitted to both Boston College Law School and the Lynch School of Education and Human Development and can complete both the J.D. and Masters degrees in three years.

Three dual degree program allow completion of the J.D. degree at Boston College in conjunction with one of the following education degrees: 

Click here to access Program of Study forms for each program.

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