Texas Tech University

Academics

Overview of the Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) Program
The J.D. is the degree required for admission to the bar in nearly all U.S. states and territorial jurisdictions.
Concentrations
The School of Law offers three different concentrations: business law, health law, and law and science. The programs allow students to focus on an area of the law by taking particular courses and showing a mastery of the subject through other certificate requirements. Completion is noted on students' transcripts.
Dual Degree Programs
Texas Tech School of Law students can pursue a dual J.D. with one of nine dual degree programs (five business-related, two in the life sciences, a dual J.D./M. Engr., and a dual J.D/M.D. program).
Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program
The two-semester Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in United States Legal Studies at Texas Tech University School of Law is designed for graduates of foreign law schools who are interested in a formal program of study of the U.S. legal system.
Policies
View the rules, policies and requirements for students at the Texas Tech University School of Law.
Honor Code
The Honor Code sets forth the code of conduct by which all Texas Tech University School of Law students abide.
International Law Programs
The School of Law's International Law Programs offer a number of international law courses as well as study abroad opportunities in Mexico, Australia, Lithuania, France, Denmark, Germany and other countries in which students may be interested.