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Juris Doctor/Master of Library Science (JD/MSLS)

Widener Law Commonwealth offers a juris doctor/master of library science (JD/MSLS) dual degree program. Taught in cooperation with Clarion University of Pennsylvania, the program integrates legal training with the principles and techniques of library science and applications of information technology.

With the specialized knowledge you will gain through the JD/MSLS program, you could choose to pursue a career as a law librarian or use the research skills you’ve gained to further your career as a lawyer.

Admission to the dual degree program must be sought separately from each school, but six (6) credits of MSLS coursework may be applied to your JD, and six (6) credits of JD coursework may be applied to your MSLS.