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University of Pittsburgh

Master of Studies in Law Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Master of Studies in Law Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Self-designed
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Business law Corporate law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Business law International business
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Business law Tax law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Business law Commercial law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Business law General business law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Criminal law and justice
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Regulatory law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Jurisprudence
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Elder and estate planning law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Employment and labor law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Intellectual property and technology law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Biomedical and health services research
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Constitutional law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Energy law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Disability law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Environmental and real estate law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Family law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) International and human rights law
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Health law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
21
Accepted
15
Enrolled
75%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 30th May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 23.81%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

163
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 116
Male (112)
Female (51)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Law, health law, business law, contracts, intellectual property, environmental law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Prof. Alan Meisel
Director
Email: meisel@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-1384
Fax: 412-648-2649