In addition to the traditional three year Juris Doctor program, Iowa Law offers other programs to help you grow your legal expertise. 

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Master of Laws (LLM)

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For most foreign-trained lawyers, it makes sense to start their legal studies in the United States by completing an LLM degree.

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Master of Studies In Law (MSL)

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The MSL program is primarily to educate students and professionals who do not wish to practice law but who need to recognize and respond effectively to legal issues arising in their work.

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Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)

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The SJD program at Iowa Law is intended for students who wish to conduct original and advanced legal research under faculty supervision.

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The online applications linked above will lead you through everything needed to apply to Iowa Law. If you want to talk to someone about the application process at Iowa Law, drop us an e-mail at or give us a call at 319-335-9095. If we don't know the answer right away, we'll find someone who does.