Dual Degree of J.D./M.S. Program in Finance Program By Illinois Institute of Technology |Top Universities

Dual Degree of J.D./M.S. Program in Finance

Dual Degree of J.D./M.S. Program in Finance

  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
Enrollment in the joint J.D./M.S. in Finance Program enables a student to obtain a J.D. degree from Chicago-Kent and an M.S. degree from IIT Stuart School of Business in approximately three and a half to four years of full-time study or five to six years of part-time study. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in the legal profession with an emphasis on finance. Eligibility and Requirements Joint Program students may apply up to five approved M.S. courses taken at the IIT Stuart School of Business toward the requirements for the J.D. degree. No credit may be applied toward the J.D. degree for courses completed prior to the commencement of law studies. To receive J.D. credit for a course, the student must earn at least a C in the course. Students receive 2.4 credit hours toward the J.D. degree for each M.S. course successfully completed, up to a maximum of 12 hours. If a student takes fewer than five M.S. courses, the student will receive 2.4 credit hours per course, rounded down to the nearest whole number. The M.S. course grades will not count in the student's J.D. grade point average.