Degrees at Yale Law School


Yale Law School offers five degree–granting programs. Joint degrees are conferred by the law school and other Yale graduate programs. In addition, a limited number of visiting researchers and visiting students are welcomed each year. Learn more about the different degree programs available.

Today is a wonderful time to be blessed with legal training and to be able to go out and take on the enormous challenges of a difficult world — with an aspiration to lead tempered by humility at the complexity, difficulty, discipline, and self-sacrifice inherent in the task.”


Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Class of 1971