GW Law offers a range of degrees designed to equip students with the legal knowledge they need to make a difference in the world. We encourage you to explore our degree programs and consider the quality of education provided at the George Washington University Law School.
You don't have to be a lawyer to study law. GW Law offers the Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree for corporate and intelligence community professionals who want to develop a crucial understanding of the law that provides them with a competitive advantage in their field of work.
Juris Doctor (JD)
The Juris Doctor (JD) Degree is the first degree in law.
Master of Laws (LLM)
For those who have already earned a JD, the Master of Laws (LLM) is offered as both a general program and in a number of specialized areas.
Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)
The Doctor of Juridical Studies (SJD) degree is a highly specialized, research-oriented program.
GW Law offers joint degree programs with four other schools at the George Washington University for both JD and LLM candidates.
Master of Studies in Law (MSL)
Our MSL program helps meet the growing demand for non-lawyers to be familiar with the ways law influences industry. The program is intended for professionals who are not interested in earning a law degree or practicing law, but work in jobs where knowledge of law is important.
"Law school is one of the few experiences in my life that continues to appreciate over time. It gave me discipline and rigor that I didn’t have before walking through those doors on 20th and H."