COVID-19 Response

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Please Note: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Barco Library is OPEN for research and reference services only. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not permitted to offer in-person access at this time. If you have questions, please contact the reference desk at 412-648-1325 or

Master of Studies in Law Application

Ready to apply to Pitt Law's Master of Studies in Law program? Applicants to the MSL program can apply via the online application below. Please note, this is not an online degree program. Applicants should apply if they are ready to attend classes at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Questions about the MSL program and the application process can be directed to

Letters of Recommendation

Please provide us with two letters of recommendation, preferably from a professor, employer, or work colleague who knows you well.

Please ask your recommender to complete the recommendation form and send the completed form with the letter.  If you are currently enrolled in or if you have completed one of Pitt Law's online graduate certificates, you do not need to submit letters of recommendation.

Letters and the recommendation form should be emailed by the person writing the letter.  Recommendation letters and form can be emailed to