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Part-time programs

UMass Law offers you an outstanding academic program, a variety of experiential opportunities, and the flexibility you need to earn your law degree.

Part-time day program

  • Designed for students who cannot study full time, but who would find the evening/weekend program inconvenient
  • This program takes about 4.5 years to complete.

Evening/weekend program

  • Designed for students who want a legal education but cannot attend a full-time, day program.
  • Offered in the evening, Monday through Thursday, and during the day on Saturday
  • This program takes about 4.5 years to complete.

Summer sessions accelerate your studies

By taking advantage of summer sessions, part-time students can complete their degree in 4 years.

Your law degree

To earn your UMass Law Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree, you must:

  • Complete 90 course credits
  • Successfully complete all curricular requirements
  • Satisfy all probationary requirements
  • Fulfill all financial obligations to the university

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