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UW College of Law offers four avenues for your educational path, all listed below. Joint programs allow you to further specialize in a topic of your interest and connect with professionals in your area of expertise before you even enter the field.
Prospective joint degree students are encouraged to submit an application to the program of their choice at the same time they are seeking admission to the college of law. Each graduate program has unique admission criteria, so interested students are encouraged to contact the respective program for application details. Once admitted to both programs, law students can begin taking non-law courses the summer following their first year of law school.
UW Law's Juris Doctor degree provides extensive offerings from renowned experts in energy, natural resources, business, tax, legal writing, family law, criminal law, international law, and many other areas. In our state-of-the art courtrooms and facilities, students learn to analyze, advocate, negotiate, litigate, write, and perform other tasks that will allow them to excel upon graduation. Students also have access to a vast array of “real world” training opportunities including clinics, practicums, externships, an intensive trial advocacy institute, local and trans-national negotiation exercises, and more.
UW's JD and ENR joint degree program allows you to learn the critical aspects of environmental law. Wyoming provides an ideal setting for garnering hands on learning opportunities for energy resource law, water resource law, environmental protection law and much more. Blended expertise in law and ENR allows graduates to work in a variety of integrative fields, such as public policy, land management, consulting, private industry and nonprofit administration.
UW's JD and MBA joint degree program gives you the opportunity to specialize in techniques and concepts relating to owning and/or operating your own law firm, practicing corporate law or working in the corporate world, and other career paths such as mediation, estate planning, etc.
UW's JD and MPA joint degree program trains students in law as it relates to working in management, planning and leadership roles for agencies and organizations. In particular, this degree focuses on constitutional rights and procedures, policy making and implementation, citizen input and citizen responsibility.