Bachelor's to Juris DoctorateLegal Education Accelerated Degree

The Legal Education Accelerated Degree (LEAD) program offers students an accelerated path to a law degree. 

Students in the LEAD program will complete three years at Wichita State and, provided they meet the minimum admission standards, three years at the University of Kansas School of Law. After completing their first year at KU, their credits are transferred back to Wichita State and they receive their bachelor's degree.

Learn how LEAD is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

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Students in the LEAD program will select one of the following majors for their bachelor's degree:

  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science


A bachelor's to juris doctorate degree from Wichita State University and the University of Kansas School of Law can open doors to advanced law degrees and careers in many legal-related fields.

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