College and Schools / School of Law

Master of Laws and Doctor of Juridical Science Degrees

Master of Laws Degree

The School of Law offers a Master of Laws (LLM) degree program for international and domestic law school graduates who wish to pursue a year of graduate legal education. The program allows students to specialize their studies in fields such as entertainment law, international and comparative law, and four separate business law subjects; or to design their own specialization in a field of their choice.

Doctor of Juridical Science Degree

The Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) degree program is designed for those seeking to pursue careers as teachers and scholars of law. The highly selective program is open only to applicants who possess a distinguished prior academic record in law, show promise of outstanding scholarship, and demonstrate a high potential for completing a scholarly dissertation of required quality. Applicants must hold a JD degree or foreign equivalent and an LLM degree (or be enrolled in a program leading to an LLM degree).