Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree

Handle complex legal management issues in today’s technology-driven world.

The Lally School offers a combined Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in management and law. This six-year plan of study prepares students to work as corporate administrators or attorneys, private practitioners, or as elected or appointed public officials.

Students accepted into the management- law program may choose to complete their law course work at either Albany Law School or Columbia Law School, each with their own application process.

Rensselaer is one of the 22 universities participating in the Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education (AILE) program with the Columbia University School of Law. Rensselaer nominates exceptionally motivated third-year students for acceptance at Columbia Law School. Other law schools where top performing students have applied and been accepted include Cornell, Harvard, Stanford, Virginia, and Chicago.