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Learn more about our JD, LLM, and joint-degree programs with San Diego State University. Find out how our carefully sequenced three-year program and clinical externship opportunities prepare students for the practice of law.

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JD and Other Academic Programs

Learn more about our JD program, including the classes, programs, and clinics that make California Western the perfect place to study law. In addition to the JD program, we offer graduate-level and other special programs for current attorneys seeking to expand their knowledge and skills.

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Dual and Joint Degree Programs

We offer dual-degree programs in conjunction with San Diego State University. Students study at both campuses while earning two graduate degrees.

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Academic Initiatives

Our traditional curriculum is complemented with innovative programs that advance a student's educational experience throughout the three years of law school while helping them enter the legal profession with superior training.

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Academic Achievement

Our Academic Achievement Programs complement the law school curriculum by helping students develop the skills necessary to succeed in law school and pass the bar examination.