Application Requirements

Master’s Degree Application Requirements

Global Food Law Master’s Degree Applicants submit the following required items through the online application portal:

  • Online Application
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of current license to practice law, if applicable
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • $100 application fee
  • Transcripts from all degree-granting universities attended

    Applicants who have obtained a degree outside the United States must have an official transcript on file with Michigan State University College of Law no later than December 1st. An official transcript is one sent directly from the foreign institution to Michigan State University, whether electronically or by mail. Both the transcript in the original language, and officially translated, are required (if applicable).

    Transcripts issued to the student and sent to Michigan State University are not considered official transcripts. These transcripts will be verified by the University to ensure that the applicant has a verified degree that is the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree according to the requirements of Michigan State University.

    Please arrange to have your official transcripts emailed to the Law College at or mailed to the Law College at the following address:

    Law College Admissions, Room 300
    Attn: Theresa Allen
    648 North Shaw Lane
    East Lansing, MI 48824
    United States

Guest Student Application Requirements

Students interested in taking a Global Food Law course as a Guest Student online application portal submit the Guest Student Application through the online application portal as well. The following items are submitted with the Guest Student Application:

  • Online Application
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • English proficiency test score (TOEFL or IELTS)

Global Food Law Program Application Deadlines:

Semester Application Deadline Start Date
FALL Semester August 1 Late August
SPRING Semester December 1 Early January
SUMMER Semester April 1 Early May