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Applicants for a graduate degree program (master’s level), including graduate-level certificate programs, at Abraham Lincoln University (ALU) must submit the following items:
Start dates for the DBA program are in Spring and Fall Semesters (Session A) each year.
Applicants for a doctorate degree program (see the separate School of Law Catalog for Juris Doctor degree program policies), including postgraduate certificate programs, at Abraham Lincoln University (ALU) must submit the following items:
In addition to the requirements listed above, applicants for doctorate programs must submit and meet the following prerequisites:
When all admission requirements are fulfilled, applicants are notified in writing of their admission status.
An ALU School of Law admissions representative will serve as your point of contact to ensure that you provide accurate and complete information on all application steps. All admissions items are necessary to determine qualifications and an applicant’s potential to practice law. All items are required before an applicant’s package can be submitted to the admissions committee. More items are required for students with additional circumstances regarding prior law school history or other issues – please see below.
Provide official transcripts as evidence of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or an equivalent degree from a recognized foreign college or university. Transcripts must be sent directly to Abraham Lincoln University by the granting institution(s). Send official, sealed transcripts to email@example.com or:
Students applying for the Juris Doctor are required to present transcripts from their Bachelor’s degree or higher. All submitted academic credentials must be earned from a college or university accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees earned from institutions outside of the US must be presented with an official translation for degree and subject equivalency comparable to instruction in the United States, provided by a credential evaluation service approved by the State Bar of California. The ALU admissions office will provide a list of these services upon request.
Additional steps are required for students who have prior law school history, international students, or those who may have issues that otherwise touch on qualifications and potential. A member of ALU’s admissions team can assist you at 213-252-5100 or firstname.lastname@example.org regarding these scenarios.
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