Pitt Law Admissions
To pursue an Online MSL from Pitt Law, prospective students have the opportunity to start in the spring or fall terms. Get started on a new career path or further your opportunities in your current field by applying by the priority or final deadline below.
|Term||Priority Deadline||Final Deadline||Start Date|
|Spring 2024||December 22, 2023||January 8, 2024||January 16, 2024|
|Fall 2024||August 2, 2024||August 12, 2024||August 19, 2024|
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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.
Complete the form to get a program brochure for Pitt Law’s Online MSL plus your chosen specialization, or your chosen certificate program, delivered to your inbox.
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The Pitt Law Admissions team recommends you take advantage of our priority deadline, as you will be one of the first applicants we consider for the upcoming cohort. Applying by the priority deadline also allows plenty of time for you to submit any additional documents that are required in addition to the application itself. You’ll also have your decision sooner, which can aid in your submission for scholarships, financial aid and other loans.
Some scholarships and other sources of financial aid require you to identify where you will be attending school in order to apply; the sooner you know you are bound for Pitt Law, the sooner you’ll be able to complete these applications.
Download the MSL and Certificate Application Checklist
Our application checklist is a one-page comprehensive look at the application process, designed by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Admissions team to help you stay on track to complete your Online MSL or Pitt Law Graduate Certificate application.