Required Courses

Required courses taken after the first year include:

  • Business Associations
  • Comparison of Massachusetts and National Law
  • Constitutional Law (must be taken during the second year)
  • Criminal Law (Part-Time Program)
  • Criminal Procedure (Part-Time Program)
  • Evidence (must be taken during the second year)
  • Legal Ethics and the Culture of Law
  • Writing and Legal Advocacy
  • Motions and Litigation Practice
  • UCC
  • Bar Essay Writing and Analysis*

*This course is required of all students who cumulative grade point average falls below a 2.4 The course is taken in the student’s second to last semester.

Although not required, it is recommended that the following courses also be taken:

  • Conveyancing
  • Family Law
  • Federal Taxation
  • Remedies
  • Wills and Trusts

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.

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.