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As a KU Law student, you can select courses from a broad and varied curriculum and participate in a wide array of extracurricular learning opportunities.

Pursue a general legal education, or specialize through one of eight certificate programs. Gain practical experience through a mix of live-client clinics, field placements and skills simulations.

J.D. Program

The Juris Doctor (J.D.) program at KU Law prepares students to be outstanding members of the legal profession, with a commitment to public service and professional achievement. Students can chart their course from over 100 upper-level courses, eight certificates and more than a dozen curriculum guides.

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Hands-On Learning

KU Law’s experiential learning program includes a mix of live-client clinics, field placements and skills simulations. Students can participate in moot court, mock trial, transactional competitions, student-edited journals and pro bono service.

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Degree Programs

In addition to the three-year J.D. program, KU Law offers three graduate programs for international students. The school's location at a major research university supports 10 joint degree programs. KU Law also offers a master's degree and a graduate certificate in Homeland Security: Law & Policy.

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