Law/Accounting

The Saint Louis University School of Law and the John Cook School of Business jointly administer our graduate dual-degree program in law and accounting.


About the Program

This dual-degree program explores the functional relationship between law and accounting. You’ll analyze legal issues surrounding general accounting, taxation and auditing.

The program takes three years to complete. Graduates of the program receive the degrees of Juris Doctor and Master of Accounting.

Curriculum and Program Requirements

You’ll spend the first year of this program in the School of Law, then take two semesters of coursework related to accounting and business toward a Master of Accounting. The remaining three semesters will complete the Juris Doctor degree.

The dual degree program requires a total of 103 credit hours; 82 from the School of Law and 21 credit hours from the School of Business.

Faculty
  • Susan J. Hartmann 
  • Michael J. Kolnik, J.D.

Application Process

You will need to be admitted to the Saint Louis University School of Law and the John Cook School of Business, meeting requirements for both the law and graduate accounting programs, to pursue this dual degree.

Two separate graduate school applications are required. You may apply to both concurrently, or you may begin law school and apply to the John Cook School of Business within your first year.

Apply to the School of Law

Apply to the John Cook School of Business 

Application Deadlines

Applications to the School of Law are due by Feb. 1. Applications to the John Cook School of Business are reviewed on a rolling basis.