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Admissions & Financial Aid


The Center for the Study of Law and Religion works with students pursuing a variety of different degree programs in law, religion, and theology. To learn more about degree programs, contact CSLR Executive Director Whittney Barth at

Joint Degrees in Law and Religion

Joint degree programs in law and religion are offered by Emory Law School and Candler School of Theology (JD/MTS and JD/MDiv) and Emory Law School and Laney Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Division of Religion (JD/PhD). Prospective candidates for the joint-degree programs must apply separately and be admitted to each school. Students also must apply separately to each school for scholarships and financial aid.

JD Admissions

MTS & MDiv Admissions

PhD Admissions

Advanced Degrees in Law

CSLR works closely with students pursuing advanced degree programs in law (LLM, SJD, JM) with a focus on law and religion. Students must apply for advanced degrees in law through Emory Law School.

SJD Admissions

LLM Admissions

Juris Master Admissions

JD Concentration in Law and Religion

JD students may earn a concentration in law and religion, and more information is available on the JD concentration page.

Financial Aid

Admitted students are eligible for all merit and need-based scholarships and awards through Emory Law, Candler School of Theology, and the Laney Graduate School, Graduate Division of Religion.

Additionally, the Center for the Study of Law and Religion recognizes superior students with modest scholarships and prizes. Go here for information on scholarships and prizes.