Johnson C. Smith University, the historically Black educational institution in Charlotte, North Carolina, has entered into a joint degree program with the Charlotte School of Law.
Under the program, students will spend their first three years in higher education at Johnson C. Smith University. The next three years will be spent at the Charlotte School of Law. Students must remain in high academic standing in order to stay in the program. After successful completion of the 3+3 program, students will be awarded a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate. The program is slated to begin this fall and has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.