A student who has received a bachelor’s degree from an approved college or university will be granted the degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) upon completion of Indiana Law’s degree requirements. The following must be completed in exactly three years (six semesters) of full-time resident study or their equivalent, unless special permission for a longer term of study is obtained.
Graduation requirements include:
- 88 credit hours
- All first-year courses:
- An upper-level course in which writing is used as a means of instruction or a B706 (credit research) project
- A research seminar
- Six credits of skills-based learning satisfied by a clinic course or certified professional skills courses that satisfy the professional skills requirement
- A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.3
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Areas of focus
Enhance your degree by choosing an area of focus in which you’ll take targeted classes in your interest area and learn from professors who are experts in the field.
Opportunities for students
Our students can take part in more than 30 student organizations, as well as participate in centers, legal journals, clinics, practicums, internships, and externships. Our study abroad programs allow students to earn credit while getting a taste of another country’s legal system.