University of Minnesota Law School
For more than 120 years, the University of Minnesota Law School has been a pioneer in legal education and research. A top public law school in a vibrant, urban setting, we offer students access to a world-class faculty, an innovative curriculum, unmatched clinical practice and experiential learning opportunities, and a network of dedicated alumni around the world.
Our faculty are passionate about their research and committed to integrating theory and practice in their teaching. They are demanding in the classroom but eager to mentor and readily available to help students develop their own paths to success.
The University of Minnesota Law School full-time J.D. degree program offers an inventive curriculum and extensive learning opportunities that equip students for the demands of modern legal practice. The J.D. program has extensive dual and joint degree program and concentration options.
The Law School offers an LL.M. in American Law and an LL.M. in Business Law programs for foreign lawyers.
The S.J.D. program at the University of Minnesota Law School is intended for those who wish to carry on advanced legal study and original research under faculty supervision.
This one-year Master of Science in Patent Law program advances career opportunities for scientists and engineers.
The LL.M. in Patent Law program is available to students who have a J.D. from an American law school.