The University at Albany and Albany Law School partner to work collaboratively, share services as appropriate, and develop academic programs and services that are mutually beneficial to students and faculty. For results of the first year of the affiliation, see the 2016 Steering Committee Report.
Collaborative Degree Programs
- the JD – the traditional law degree -- and an MBA;
- the JD and a Masters in Public Administration and Policy;
- the JD and a Masters in Social Work;
- the JD and a Masters in Regional Planning.
- the JD and a Masters in History
- the JD and a Masters in Criminal Justice
The 3+3 Accelerated Program
After three years at UAlbany, the student completes the fourth year as a first-year student at Albany Law. Click here for more.
Other programs include financial markets, law and history, law and cybersecurity, law and community development, social entrepreneurship, justice and health, and much more.
- Institute for Market Regulation
- Master of Laws (LL.M.) program for Health and Human Rights
- Faculty Collaboration
- Cybersecurity and Law
- Social Entrepreneurship and Law
Scholarships for SUNY Students
Graduate and undergraduate students who are accepted for admission to Albany Law School will be offered a SUNY Legal Fellowship (SLF). It provides $17,000 per year guaranteed funding. Students must apply for, be accepted, and enroll at Albany Law School for fall 2016 to be eligible for this one-time offer. Learn more.
The law school and the University have a shared goal: to educate and train the next generation of leaders. We expect to introduce many more collaborative programs moving forward.
UAlbany and Albany Law School Announcing the Collaboration
The intention for a formal affiliation was announced in UAlbany's University Hall in September 2015.
To read the full announcement, click here.
To read what community members are saying about the affiliation, click here.