Master's Degrees

Denver Law's master's program (no LSAT required) is designed for graduate students and professionals whose interests and areas of employment would be enriched by the study of law, the legal system and legal reasoning but who do not want to practice law. Upon earning their degree, graduates will have working, practical knowledge of the law that will have an immediate impact on their career and industry.


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Application Deadlines

  • Master's Program (Except Tax)

    LLM and Master of Legal Studies (semester system)

    Listed deadlines are applicable to all programs except for Graduate Tax.

    Spring 2020 Semester: (classes begin January 13)

    • Priority  Deadline - November 25, 2019
    • Final Deadline – December 9, 2019

    Summer 2020 Semester: (classes begin May 26) **

    • Priority Deadline – April 4, 2020
    • Final Deadline – May 5, 2020

    Fall 2020 Semester: (classes begin August 17)

    • Priority Deadline – July 3, 2020
    • Final deadline – July 27, 2020


    Summer semester start is only available for eligible applicants in some programs. Foreign-trained attorneys and domestic students without a US legal background are strongly encouraged to apply for Fall and Spring terms only. Contact Graduate Admissions for more information.

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Current Student Resources

Denver Law offers many exciting and new opportunities for graduate students, and we understand that you will have many questions, both about your education and everyday life, during your time at the University of Denver. While navigating your studies, master's degree students may find the following information helpful.