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Overview

Personalized attention and dynamic professional preparation are hallmarks of a Michigan State University College of Law education.

Our comprehensive curriculum, including our innovative 1L coursework, is constantly evaluated with an eye toward emerging trends to ensure our graduates are ready to take on the latest challenges in the field of law. At MSU Law, you can customize your education from among 14 focus areas; 10 clinical programs; our popular Washington, DC, Semester Program; hundreds of externship locations; five engaging study abroad programs; and more.

Academic Rigor. Comprehensive Curriculum.

14 Focus Areas
& Certificates
10 Clinical Programs
More than 200
externship locations across the nation and abroad

Specialty skill-based offerings include the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute, Moot Court & Trial Advocacy Board, and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. Cutting-edge initiatives focused on ethics, human rights, and entrepreneurial lawyering provide rich learning opportunities and fuel the Law College’s upward trajectory of national and international reputation and reach. MSU Law’s integration with Michigan State University also lets you complement your legal studies with a variety of cross-disciplinary courses and dual degree programs.

The Law College is perfectly situated in the heart of a Big Ten university and just minutes from Michigan’s state capital. Our students have easy access to countless legal employers, the abundant resources of a leading research university, and the entertainment and cultural choices of a vibrant college town.

Plus, MSU’s international name recognition and a loyal network of more than 530,000 alumni enhance our graduates’ marketability and further strengthen the value of a Michigan State Law degree.


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