Pepperdine School of Law Admissions
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Juris Doctor (JD) Admissions
In addition to our traditional three-year JD program, those motivated to complete law school sooner may pursue our accelerated two-year JD degree option while simultaneously earning a certificate from our top-ranked Straus Institute in Dispute Resolution. An extended option is also available, as well as a number of joint law degree options. Learn more about Pepperdine's JD degree options.
Graduate Law Programs
Pepperdine Law offers master of laws (LLM) degrees in various programs as well as a dispute resolution certificate. Courses for the master's in dispute resolution (MDR) are also offered at the West Los Angeles campus. LLM degrees and MDR degrees can be paired with degrees from other programs across the University.