Penn State's Resource for Academic Information and Requirements

Using this Bulletin

This Bulletin provides academic information and program requirements for Penn State Law in University Park. In addition to the courses listed in this Bulletin, Penn State Law students can complement their legal studies by applying up to 12 credits of graduate coursework in Penn State’s internationally ranked graduate programs toward their J.D. degree requirements.

Academic Information and Calendar

Penn State Law offers a J.D. degree program—including joint degrees with several graduate programs in University Park—and, for foreign-trained attorneys, LL.M. and S.J.D. programs. More information about academic requirements, resources, policies, and processes, is available in the Penn State Law Student Academic Handbook.

Penn State Law’s academic calendar differs from that of the rest of the University. The law school’s academic calendar can be accessed on the Penn State Law website.

About Penn State Law

Located on Penn State’s University Park campus, Penn State Law offers all of the resources of a world-class, public research institution within a close and supportive law school community. Focused on providing a legal education for our changing society, the law school offers interdisciplinary study opportunities across the University Park campus, exposure to emerging legal technologies, comprehensive mentoring that begins at admission, and individualized career services, all designed to position students for career success.