Engineering and Law Dual Degree

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall: February 1
  • Spring: November 1

Application Requirements:

  • GRE General Test
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English

Degrees Offered:


The dual degree program in engineering and law is designed for law students who are interested in pursuing careers in areas such as patent, environmental, telecommunications, or similar law specialties. To be eligible for the master’s of engineering degree, the candidate must have a B.S. in an A.B.E.T. accredited engineering or computer science program and must also be a candidate for the juris doctor degree in the Notre Dame Law School. The master’s of engineering program is not available as an individual degree program.

Admission to the program requires a separate application to each school. Admissions decisions will be made independently by the Law School and by the Graduate School.

To apply to the Law School, or for more information, please visit or telephone (574) 631-6626.

For further information about the engineering program, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions by telephone at (574) 631-7706 or by e-mail at


Last updated: 9/28/2010