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MSW/JD: Social Work and Law

The MSW/Juris Doctor (JD) dual degree with Fordham University School of Law prepares you to advocate for your clients’ needs as a social worker or in the legal field. To pursue this dual degree, you must apply and be admitted to both the MSW degree program at the Graduate School of Social Service and the JD program at the School of Law.


  • Teaching in a university
  • Lawyer
  • Social worker
  • Governmental agency


Contact Elaine Congress, DSW and Associate Dean via email at or by phone at 212-636-6667.

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