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Academic Programs at New England Law

New England Law | Boston features collaborative faculty experts and top practitioners who are as deeply committed to students’ personal development and career success as they are to innovative scholarship and professional leadership. Their expertise combines with a world-class learning environment at the heart of one of the country’s most vibrant legal settings.

Well-defined pathways of coursework, clinics, internships, externships, and clerkships that lead to careers in many distinct areas of legal practice enable students to find a place in the legal community that fits their personality, experience, lifestyle, and value system.

This section of the website describes programs and requirements regarding New England Law academic programs.

Juris Doctor Candidates

J.D. candidates have four divisions of full-time or part-time study to choose from: Full-time Day Division; Part-time Day Division; Part-time Evening Division; and Special Part-time ProgramNew England Law's academic programs also include the Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Advanced Legal Studies.

Law School Academic Calendars

The Academic Calendar includes registration, class and test periods, vacations, and other important dates.  Details regarding semester exam schedules are listed separately.

Class materials, including copies of syllabi, exams, and required/recommended class readings, are available on reserve at the library.

Pathways Program

Our Pathways Program assists students in exploring various areas of legal practice and in selecting courses that will enhance their ability to gain the skills and expertise needed to practice in that area of law.  Academic selections that students need to consider as they plan their courses include Required Courses, Electives, and Graduation Requirements, as well as optional Academic Support, Clinics, and International Programs.