The African-American Studies Program and the School of Law offer a concurrent degree program whereby students may pursue the M.A. in Afro-American Studies and J.D. degrees at the same time.

For admission, applicants are required to satisfy the regular admission requirements of both schools. Students may submit the LSAT in place of the GRE for admission to the Afro-American Studies program.

M.A./J.D. (Law) Joint Program

  • M.A. program and UCLA Law School
  • Four years, combined
  • Fist year in Afro-Am, then combined degree requirements for both Afro-Am and Law School
  • Must apply to both UCLA Graduate Division and UCLA Law School for admission
  • LSAT exam OK for both (GRE not required for MA/JD application)

Individualized M.A. Programs

Possible individualized articulated programs

  • Must secure prior permission from Afro-Am, second department, and UCLA Graduate Division

M.A./J.D Fellowships and Funding

Applications for Fellowships for Entering Graduate Students

To find applications for Fellowships for Entering Graduate Students and Diversity Fellowship Application:

  2. Click on “Prospective Students”
  3. Click on “Supplemental Materials”
  4. Click on “Fellowship Application for Entering Graduate Students”
  5. Click on 2014-2015 Fellowship Application for Entering Graduate Students