The Juris Doctor and Master of Library Science (JD/MLS) dual degree program is designed for students who wish to enter the field of law librarianship. The JD/MLS program will allow students to simultaneously pursue a Juris Doctor degree and a Master of Library Science degree. The programs require 24 semester hours of required and elective courses in the MLS program and 88 semester hours of required and elective courses in the JD program. The program is structured to allow students to earn both degrees in less time than is required to earn each degree separately. Students interested in either of these programs must apply to both schools separately.