Graduation Requirements

What is needed for graduation
An overall 2.0 (C) average is required for graduation. A student must satisfactorily complete 90 credit hours to graduate. 58 credit hours must be in required courses. A student must pass the Comparison course, which should be taken during his or her last semester. No credits are given for a failing grade. Graduation occurs only in January and June.

Required Courses & Credits

  • Business Associations (3)
  • Civil Procedure (4)
  • Comparison of Massachusetts & National Law (6)
  • Constitutional Law (4)
  • Contracts (5)
  • Criminal Law (3)
  • Criminal Procedure (3)
  • Evidence (3)
  • Legal Ethics (3)
  • Motions & Litigation Practice (2)
  • Property (5)
  • Writing and Legal Reasoning (3)
  • Writing, Research, and Trial Advocacy (3)
  • Writing and Legal Advocacy (3)
  • Torts (4)
  • UCC 2, 3, 4 & 9 (4)

Massachusetts School of Law's Mission

military logoMassachusetts School of Law's mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides an accessible and affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who seek to contribute to their communities as advocates, lawyers, and leaders. Lawyers have substantial influence in our society and MSLAW prepares its graduates to use that power to help their clients and obtain the societal advancement that a law degree has traditionally provided.

To accomplish its mission, Massachusetts School of Law brings together a diverse group of scholars, judges, expert practitioners and other professionals to provide individuals from all backgrounds a rigorous, professionally advantageous, affordable legal education so that they can improve their lives and better serve their communities.
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Massachusetts School of Law's Mission

military logoMassachusetts School of Law's mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides an accessible and affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who seek to contribute to their communities as advocates, lawyers, and leaders. Lawyers have substantial influence in our society and MSLAW prepares its graduates to use that power to help their clients and obtain the societal advancement that a law degree has traditionally provided.

To accomplish its mission, Massachusetts School of Law brings together a diverse group of scholars, judges, expert practitioners and other professionals to provide individuals from all backgrounds a rigorous, professionally advantageous, affordable legal education so that they can improve their lives and better serve their communities.