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Master of Studies in Law Specializations

Areas of Specialization Designed For Your Field and Profession

Pitt Law's Master of Studies in Law offers a large number of areas of specialization from which to choose, including a self-designed specialization. Not all courses are offered every year, and this list of courses and requirements is subject to change.  In addition to the courses in their specialization, students are permitted to take electives outside of their specialization.The areas of specialization are: