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Juris Doctor Programs

Prepare for your future at Toledo Law. Our J.D. programs can be tailored to meet a variety of professional goals and academic timetables with three scheduling options available – full-time, part-time evening, and part-time day. Start in August or January!




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Law Admissions Office

Office Address:

Law Center
1825 W. Rocket Dr., Ste. 1015
Mailing Address:
2801 W. Bancroft, MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606


Full-Time Day Program

Our J.D. program is both rigorous and comprehensive. The first year fosters a strong foundation in core legal subjects. Courses and concentrations in the second year and beyond provide opportunities for deep immersion in the theory and practice of law and the pursuit of sophisticated, high-demand specializationsJoint degree programs add new perspectives on complex problems..

Part-Time Day & Evening Programs

Toledo Law’s part-time evening and day programs allow working professionals and others the opportunity to earn a J.D. at their own pace. Courses are available during the evening and day for the fall, spring, and optional summer semesters. Part-time students typically take 9-10 credit hours a semester and complete their course of study in four years.

For more than a century, Toledo Law has offered a part-time evening program catering to students employed during the day. Part-time evening students take a structured curriculum of required courses during their first two years, and choose from a wide variety of upper-level courses during Years Three and Four and summer semesters. Courses are available four evenings a week, typically beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m., but evening students often take late afternoon and innovative weekend courses, too.

Some students prefer a flexible part-time day schedule. Students wishing to enroll in this program should consult with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to construct an appropriate course of study.

Two Year J.D. Program for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

With our two-year J.D. program, highly qualified foreign-trained lawyers are eligible for up to 29 hours of advanced standing credit for law studies completed outside the U.S. With this credit, an international lawyer can earn a J.D. in two academic years rather than three. Unlike an LL.M., a J.D. degree from Toledo Law qualifies a graduate to take the bar exam in every state in the U.S.

Certificates of Concentration

Toledo Law offers certificates of concentration in six different practice areas:

Criminal Law Intellectual Property Law
Environmental Law      International Law
Health Law Labor & Employment Law

Joint Degrees

Toledo Law, in conjunction with other University colleges, offers the following joint degree programs.

Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration

Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Engineering

Juris Doctor/Doctor of Medicine

Last Updated: 11/19/15