Earn your MSL or certificate online from Pitt Law School.
Earn your MSL or certificate online from Pitt Law School.

Pitt Law Admissions

Master of Studies in Law Admissions Deadlines

To pursue an Online MSL from Pitt Law, prospective students have the opportunity to start at two dates throughout the year for spring and 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.

Priority DeadlineFinal DeadlineStart Date
December 22, 2022January 5, 2023January 9, 2023

Certificates Admissions Deadlines

Certificate programs start at two dates throughout the year for fall and spring terms. Apply by the priority or final deadline below.

Priority DeadlineFinal DeadlineStart Date
December 22, 2022January 19, 2023January 23, 2023

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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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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.

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Explore the application requirements for the Online MSL and specializations, as well as the certificate programs, at Pitt Law.
Review your tuition and financial aid opportunities.
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Master of Studies in Law Admissions Deadlines

Dec
22
Priority Deadline
December 22
Spring 2023
Jan
5
Final Deadline
January 5
Spring 2023
Jan
9
Start Date
January 9
Spring 2023

Certificates Admissions Deadlines

Dec
22
Priority Deadline
December 22
Spring 2023
Jan
19
Final Deadline
January 19
Spring 2023
Jan
23
Start Date
January 23
Spring 2023