University of Pittsburgh Law School Tuition
Online MSL Program Tuition
The Online MSL program is 30 credits in total, with 15 credits focused on core MSL courses and 15 credits focused on the specialization of your choice. The competitive rates for the Pitt Law tuition outlined below offer you the best cost for a well-rounded, practical legal education taught by world-renowned faculty.
|Online MSL||2023-2024 Academic Year|
|MSL Core Per Credit||$1,279 x 15 credits|
|Certificate/Specialization Per Credit||$767 x 15 credits|
|Total Estimated Tuition*||$30,690|
Online Law Certificate Programs Tuition
Our 15-credit certificate programs are available online without earning your MSL. Choose from programs in Health Care Compliance, Human Resources Law, International Business Law, or Corporate Compliance.
|Online Certificate Programs||2023-2024 Academic Year|
|Certificate Per Credit||$767 x 15 credits|
|Total Estimated Tuition*||$11,505|
*A $100-per-semester technology fee will be added to the overall cost of attendance. The programs’ current costs are subject to change annually.
Pitt Law’s Online tuition and technology fee are qualifying expenses for the federal Lifetime Learning Credit.
Download Program Brochure
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.
Find Help Financing Your Degree with Pitt Law Financial Aid
We know that financing your education is of the utmost importance. We encourage you to take advantage of every financial aid opportunity available, including federal financial aid or loans (if available), private loans, and scholarships, to better allow you to focus on your degree program. With a degree from Pitt Law, you will graduate with skills that put you in demand.
The MSL degree and the graduate certificates are an investment in both your career and your future success. Prospective students are encouraged to contact their employers to determine if tuition assistance is available. Before exploring your loan options, know that many employers provide tuition assistance to employees. If you are working, you should inquire with your employer. Many of our students have sought scholarships and funding from outside entities, often focusing on particular scholarships opportunities that match their individual profiles. Students who are not sponsored by their companies often qualify for loans and financial aid.
Complete Your FAFSA
To be eligible for federal financial aid for the online MSL programs or health care compliance certificate at Pitt Law, applicants need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To give yourself the best opportunity for an award, please submit your FAFSA as early as possible. This will also help as you plan your finances in advance of your start date.
The FAFSA school code for University of Pittsburgh is 008815.
How much does the Online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program cost?
What type of financing is available for the Online MSL?
What type of financial aid is available for the Graduate Certificates?
Private educational loans are also available to help you finance your tuition in the Corporate Compliance or International Business Law certificates, and federal financial aid may become available in the future.
More information on federal loans and how to apply can be found at studentaid.gov. Information regarding private loans can be found here.
What is the Federal Direct Loan Program?
What types of loans are available in the Federal Direct Loan Program?
The Unsubsidized Loan is the most widely used loan and is regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The Unsubsidized Loan is a guaranteed student loan and is NOT based on credit. More information can be found online at StudentAid.gov.
Federal Graduate PLUS Loan
The Federal Graduate PLUS Loan program is a federal loan program available to graduate students. This is a federally backed loan that is based on a simplified credit check criteria. More information can be found online at StudentAid.gov.
What are private loans?
Borrowers are strongly encouraged to consider the federal student loans and compare interest rates, fees, and repayment options such as deferment and forbearance of all loans.