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For more than 120 years, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law has educated legal professionals and leaders. We have produced many notable alumni and our faculty consistently rank among the best in the country. Now, we're online.
Our Online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) programs and our graduate certificate programs allow you to receive a top-quality legal education from one of the most respected law schools in the U.S., no matter where you live or work. We can’t wait to meet you. Until then, get to know more about our history and our offerings.
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Find the online program that fits your needs. Our Online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program is designed for professionals seeking to enhance their careers through a legal education with a versatile alternative to the traditional three-year JD degree. Our graduate certificates can further your expertise within a specific area of the law in 10 months. Students who complete a certificate program have the option of applying those 15 course credits toward the Online MSL degree.
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Online Master of Studies in Law
Our Online MSL is designed to give you a foundation in U.S. law and legal procedure. This 30-credit program can be completed in two years. Earn 15 credits through the core MSL curriculum and 15 credits through a specialization of your choosing.
Specializations include Corporate Compliance, Health Care Compliance, Human Resources Law, and International Business Law. Bring an immediate impact and value to your current work while setting you up for future success.
Online Graduate Certificates
If you are not ready to commit to a master’s program, our graduate certificate programs in Corporate Compliance, Health Care Compliance, Human Resources Law, and International Business Law can be completed in 10 months. Gain a deeper understanding of the law as it relates to your field.
Upon successful completion of a Pitt Law Online Certificate program, you may apply the 15 credits earned to the Online MSL degree if you decide you wish to pursue the full master’s program.
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