Academics

Opportunities for specialization, joint degree programs, and flexible scheduling options allow you to customize your degree progression. Full- and part-time programs are available with start dates in January and August. Students must complete 89 credits to graduate. In addition to a variety of required courses, you may also select from a broad range of upper-level and elective courses, including substantive law courses, legal clinics, simulation courses, and field placements.

Full-Time Program

Full-time students take 15 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters, and complete required courses by the end of their first year. Students typically complete their course of study in three years (six semesters), and can graduate early by taking optional summer course work.

Part-Time Program

The part-time program allows students and others the opportunity to earn a J.D. at their own pace. Courses are available for the fall/spring semesters and optional summer session. Part-time students typically take 8-10 credit hours per semester.

Required Courses

Courses Typically Taken During First Year

Upper-Level Courses

Certificates of Concentration

Toledo Law offers certificates of concentration for J.D. students to pursue specialized study. By earning a certificate, students demonstrate to potential employers both genuine interest and higher-level knowledge in a particular field of law.

Joint Degrees

Toledo Law, in collaboration with other UToledo colleges, offers joint degree programs for students to earn two graduate degrees in an accelerated period of study, generally four years. You can select from the options below or customize your own degree program.


Last Updated: 9/2/20