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Law Minor

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Contact Information
Law School, Walter F. Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612-625-1000; fax: 612-625-2011)
  • Program Type: Graduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2019
  • Length of program in credits (master's): 6
  • Length of program in credits (doctoral): 12
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
A law minor is available to both master's and doctoral students and is individually tailored to their academic interests.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
Other requirements to be completed before admission:
Admission to the law graduate minor is contingent upon prior admission to a University of Minnesota master's or doctoral degree-granting program. Enrollment in Law School courses is on a space-available basis, with preference given to law-degree-seeking candidates. Some Law School courses are open for graduate student registration without need for permission. Other courses require that students request admission by completing a declaration form and the non-law student petition form (found at, and submitting them to the Law School registrar's office.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
A masters minor requires at least 6 graduate credits; a doctoral minor requires at least 12 graduate credits.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Required Courses
Select at least 6 credits from the following, in consultation with the law minor's director of graduate studies.
LAW 5xxx
LAW 6xxx
Required Courses
Select at least 12 credits from the following, in consultation with the law minor's director of graduate studies.
LAW 5xxx
LAW 6xxx
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