Academics

Challenging, Innovative, Practical.

The academic courses and programs at the University of San Diego School of Law are designed to provide rigorous, comprehensive, ethical legal training to our students. Our course offerings are extensive, drawing from some of the greatest legal minds and dedicated teachers in legal education today. With degree programs for those entering the legal profession or for those already established in their careers, USD School of Law is home to world-renowned legal faculty and a comprehensive curriculum.

Law students sitting at desks in a classroom JD

The primary professional law degree offered by USD School of Law.

A law professor reading a book at a table LLM

Designed for individuals who have obtained a JD or LLB and wish to pursue a specialized course of study suited to best meet their individual academic and professional development needs.

Three men sitting at a conference table MSLS

Designed for non-law graduate students and professionals whose area of research or employment would benefit from further study of the legal system.