Accelerated Juris Doctor

Are you a high-caliber, highly motivated incoming freshman who wants a career in law? Take a quicker route to your degrees.

Apply the credits from your first year of law school to finish your bachelor's degree.

Missouri State partners with other universities to offer this program.

Degree paths

Enter law school without the typically required bachelor's degree.

Mizzou Three-Three

Start on your Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri School of Law. Transfer your first-year credits to complete your Missouri State bachelor's degree.

UMKC 90-Plus

Start on your Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Transfer your first-year credits to complete your Missouri State bachelor's degree.

Benefits

  • Get a one-year head start on attending law school. You’ll have a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor (JD) degree in six years, rather than the usual seven years.
  • Save money on fourth-year tuition costs at Missouri State.