Welcome to the University of California Hastings College of the Law Graduate Division. The Graduate Division offers two programs: the International LL.M. and the Master of Studies in Law.
The UC Hastings LL.M. program is designed for international students who possess a first degree in law from a university outside of the United States and who wish to spend a year studying in San Francisco specializing in U.S. Legal Studies alongside their J.D. counterparts. To see a list of minimum degree requirements by country, click here
Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Degree
The UC Hastings Master of Studies in Law (MSL) is a one-year program designed for students who already have a graduate degree or substantial professional experience in a field other than law and wish to study the law alongside their J.D. counterparts, without becoming practicing lawyers. We offer three tracks of the MSL Degree:
For more information please contact the Graduate Division Program Coordinator.