courses include Fundamentals of Law, Legal Research, Legal Writing,
Trial Preparation, Trial Practice and Appeals, Torts, Criminal Law,
Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Law Office Management, Family Law,
Business Law, Real Estate. Seminars are given in Ethics,
Computer Assisted Legal Research, Real Estate Closing Transactions,
and Immigration Law. Westlaw is also available
for students to use for academic purposes. Instruction is given
in legal software applications for calendaring-docketing, time and
billing, and litigation management.
The length of time it will take to complete the program depends
on how many courses the students registers for each term. Courses
are available three terms per year: Fall, Spring, and Summer. Full-time
students can complete the program in two years. Part-time students
normally take three or more years to complete the program.
pay for the number of credits taken each term. The present cost
for residents to complete the degree is less than $7,000 (including
books). Non-resident cost is about threefold higher. Costs may increase
marginally from year to year.
can be paid at the Bursar’s Office by cash, check, or credit
card. If qualified, students may be eligible for grants or loans.
For more information about paying for courses, please contact the
Financial Aid Office at (305) 237-3244.