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Academics

A Distinctive Legal Education

The University of Cincinnati College of Law is well-known for the excellent education and unparalleled experiences it provides to its students. You will learn the law in small classes from exceptional, full-time faculty who are legal experts in their fields. Prominent Cincinnati lawyers and judges also bring real-world experience into the classrooms direct from the courtroom and the boardroom.

JD Program

UC Law's JD program builds your foundation of legal knowledge with the support of a small learning community and a faculty mentor. Your will learn to think and reason like a lawyer and understand the values and ethics of the legal profession. You can also focus your professional path in a key area such as business law or criminal law.

LLM Program

Our LLM in the U.S. Legal System provides an in-depth understanding of the U.S. legal process, as well as networking opportunities for internationally trained lawyers. Cincinnati Law LLM students are integrated into the JD classes and can also design a course of study to advance their own professional careers.

Certificate Programs

Professionals who work in fields where legal knowledge can be beneficial or foreign-trained lawyers who do not have the time to invest in a JD or LLM degree can choose a graduate certificate program that can be completed in one semester.