Dual Degree in Law & Political Science


The Law School and the Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin invite students to participate in a dual-degree program through which students may earn both a J.D. and a PhD in Political Science with a course of study and writing requiring approximately seven years to complete.

Possible Degree Combinations

J.D. and PhD in Political Science

Areas of Study

The course of study is flexible, permitting a student, in consultation with faculty advisors, to develop a personalized program meeting the student’s individual educational needs.

Admission Procedures & Requirements

For current information about Admission Procedures and Requirements, contact the Department of Political Science.

Department of Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
110 North Hall
1050 Bascom Mall
Madison WI 53706
Phone: (608) 263-1878, Fax: (608) 265-2663
Contact: Graduate Program Coordinator

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