Academics and Pathways

At NYU Law, academics are about more than just coursework; they are about interdisciplinary intellectual dialogue, first-hand lawyering and clinical experiences--and always, a global approach to training the leaders of tomorrow.

Areas of Study

To get a sense of some of our academic specialities and the first-rate faculty that teach them--as well as the many centers, colloquia, lectures and student organizations that underscore them--explore the Areas of Study section. There you can learn about what we offer in Business, Constitutional, Criminal, Environmental, Intellectual Property and Antitrust, International, Labor and Employment, Procedure, and Tax Law. You can find out about our outstanding Clinical and Interdisciplinary programs, too.


Professional Pathways

Some of these sections also offer Professional Pathways--curricular advice on how to best prepare for career in a particular area such as Civil LitigationCriminal Practice, Global Legal PracticeIntellectual Property and Information LawLaw and Business, and Tax. Of course, these are just a few of the practice areas open to our students. We support students who are interested pursuing all kinds of employment after law school, including judicial clerkships and careers in law or accounting firms, corporations, public interest organizations, government or academia.


Graduate Programs

NYU Law also offers many graduate degree programs; to find out more about our nine LLM programs as well as a JSD program, go to our LL.M and JSD Prospective Students page.

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