J.D./M.A. Program

Duke Law School and the Department of Religious Studies offer a joint degree program that combines J.D. and M.A. Students apply to this program through the Law School. The joint degree program is normally completed over a three-year period.

Requirements for the M.A.

  • 8 courses (24 graduate units)
    • 6 must be of religious studies content, but not necessarily taken with the Department of Religious Studies
    • 2 courses may be affiliated courses (upon approval)
    • All other regulations of the standard dual degree program apply