640 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Mass Communication & Law (Dual MS and JD)
Because of the fast-paced change in law due to the impact of new communications technologies and media, there are ever-growing opportunities for jobs in law firms and in the communications industry that put you in high demand due to your unique training in this dual degree program.
The growth of new communication technologies has created a need for lawyers with special training in the technological, marketing, and legal changes brought about by a wide spectrum of new media. Recognizing the dramatic impact of these changes, the School of Law and the College of Communication at Boston University offer a dual degree program that allows the student to acquire a law degree and a master’s degree in mass communication (normally a three-year plus a year-and-a-half sequence) in an accelerated program of seven semesters.
Applicants must be accepted by both the College of Communication and the School of Law.
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
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