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Admissions Requirements

Iowa Law encourages applications to its Master of Studies in Law program from students and professionals in other fields who do not wish to practice law but who need to recognize and respond effectively to legal issues arising in their work. Some students seeking this degree will have just completed a BA or BS degree and are looking to better position themselves in the job market. Other students are on established career path but seek to increase their skill set and enhance mobility and promotion opportunities.

Application Material

A completed application should contain:

  • Application form, with signature under the Certification section
  • LSAT, GRE, or GMAT score (or, if not available, then an ACT or SAT score)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (to be sent by your recommenders)
  • Personal statement describing your interest in pursuing this degree
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Official transcripts for all educational institutions attended, including graduate programs if applicable
  • TOEFL or IELTS score, if applicable