To meet a growing need for tailored legal expertise, UCLA offers six distinctive areas of specialization that permit students to benefit from the expertise of our renowned faculty. These focused paths guide students through a sequenced and challenging course of study and enable students to prepare for their individual career goals. Students who specialize earn a certificate of completion as well as a J.D. degree.
Currently we offer six official specializations:
Business Law & Policy
Critical Race Studies
David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law & Policy
Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Law
International and Comparative Law
Law & Philosophy