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Master of Science in Journalism

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Joint M.S. in Journalism/J.D. Degree

The joint M.S. in journalism and J.D. degree program combines into approximately 3½ years of full-time study the Master of Science in journalism and the Juris Doctor programs offered by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the KU School of Law. The joint degree program offers students academic grounding in both disciplines to prepare them for the professional practice of journalism, law, or media law.

For more information, please contact the University of Kansas, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Faculty Development, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Stauffer-Flint Hall, 1435 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045-7515,

You may also contact the University of Kansas, School of Law, Green Hall, 1535 W. 15th St., Lawrence, KS 66045-7540, 785-864-4550,

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