Overview

Wake Forest School of Law has been dedicated to making legal education a deeply personal and service-oriented experience for more than 125 years. Our degree and certificate programs offer a curriculum that allows each student to design their education in a way that intentionally connects legal theory to professional practice.

Juris Doctor (JD)

Our traditional JD classroom is paired with numerous opportunities where students can experience the law at work in their local community and beyond. This combination, in addition to our dual and concurrent degree programs, allows each of our students to explore their legal interests and future career ambitions.

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Application Deadline:
May 1, 2019

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International Programs

For more than 20 years, Wake Forest School of Law has offered academic programming for international attorneys from all over the world.

Master of Laws (LLM)

Small by design, our LLM program offers a rigorous curriculum for foreign-trained lawyers who want to develop their professional expertise and advance their legal careers. Our curriculum allows students to pursue a general course of study or specialize in emerging areas of law.

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Application Deadline:
June 1, 2019

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Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)

The SJD program is available to international LLM degree-holders who want to pursue academic or high-ranking government careers in countries outside the U.S.

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Application Deadline:
June 1, 2019

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Two-Year JD

The Two-Year JD is an additional degree option for international attorneys who have completed their legal education outside the U.S. Graduates of the program are eligible to take any state bar exam.

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Application Deadline:
May 1, 2019

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Online Programs

Wake Forest School of Law offers several fully online educational opportunities for working professionals who are seeking to advance their careers and knowledge of the law.

Master of Studies in Law (MSL)

Developed for working professionals, our part-time MSL degree is a fully online program that educates students on how to navigate the complexities of law and compliance in the workplace.

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Apply for August 2019:
Deadline: July 31
Classes start: August 19

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Graduate Certificates (MSL)

Our fully online Graduate Certificates offer abbreviated learning paths for working professionals who want to develop legal expertise for their workplace and career. Academic credit for these certificates are transferable to any fully online master’s degree program offered by Wake Forest Law.

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Apply for August 2019:
Deadline: July 31
Classes start: August 19

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Contact Us

We value knowing who you are and your professional goals. As you determine your degree options, know that our Admissions Office would love to answer your questions along the way.

 336.758.5437
 lawadmissions@wfu.edu

Financial Aid

Pursuing a professional degree is a lifelong investment. If you need help paying for one of our degree programs, we are here to help you navigate your options.

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