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Part-time law student discussing the benefits of attending law school part time with another law student from New England Law | Boston.

Thinking of earning your juris doctor degree as a part-time law student?

Our Day Part-time law school program allows you to take courses during the day and complete your law degree in four years.

Course Schedule

Day Part-Time Division: Required Courses for First Year
Fall Term Credits Spring Term Credits
Civil Procedure I 3 Civil Procedure II 3
Contracts I 3 Contracts II 2
Legal Research and Writing I 2 Legal Research and Writing II 2
Torts 4 Criminal Law 3
Total Credits 12 Total Credits 10
Day Part-Time Division: Required Courses and Electives for Second Year
Fall Term Credits Spring Term Credits
Property I 3 Property II 2
Constitutional Law* 4 Criminal Procedure I 3
Legal Research and Writing III 2 Law & Ethics of Lawyering 3
Evidence 3 Elective(s) 0–3
Total Credits 12 Total Credits 8–11
*Day Part-Time students may choose to take Constitutional Law in the fall of their second year during the evening or in the spring of their second year during the day.
Day Part-Time Division: Third Year
Fall Term Credits Spring Term Credits
Electives 9–12 Electives 9–12
Day Part-Time Division: Fourth Year
Fall Term Credits Spring Term Credits
Electives 9–12 Electives 9–12

Find the Part-Time Law Program That’s Right for You

We understand that going to law school part time requires flexibility. If our Day Part-Time Division is not the right fit for you, New England Law also offers two other law school part-time divisions, in addition to our full-time law program.