3-3 J.D. Program with Duquesne University
Westminster also participates in a cooperative program with the Duquesne University Law School, through which students may be eligible to enter Duquesne after three years of undergraduate study at Westminster. Under this agreement, a student begins law school at Duquesne University Law School at the end of his/her junior year at Westminster. The student must complete the full three year law school program at Duquesne. After students have successfully completed 128 semester hours, they receive a bachelor's degree associated with their major from Westminster College. The student must complete all major, minor, and liberal studies requirements by the end of the junior year at Westminster, including capstone. During the junior year, the student will take the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test), apply to Duquesne Law School through the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) application system, notify the College's pre-law adviser, Dr. Edward S. Cohen, of your intention to apply to Duquesne, and have a successful interview with the admissions director at the Duquesne Law School. After completing all six years of the program, they receive a J.D. from Duquesne University. Legal studies minor: Students planning to attend law school may be interested in pursuing the minor in legal studies. This minor is not required for pre-law students, but is an option open to all. Contact Dr. Cohen for additional information.