Law school classes are scheduled in the afternoon and evening. Students who select a part-time schedule should anticipate year-round study for approximately four years in order to complete the required 90 credit hours. Students who attend full-time can complete their degrees in three years with the option of taking summers off.
In regular semesters, full-time students may enroll in a maximum of 16 credit hours without approval.
In regular semesters, part-time students may enroll in 9 credit hours during their first semester. After the first semester, they can petition the associate dean of academics for permission to take 12 credits.
Full-time and part-time students may enroll in a maximum of 6 credit hours during the summer session without approval.
Concordia University School of Law's academic policies and curriculum have been designed and established by the faculty and are administered by the associate dean of academics. The school of law's curriculum will emphasize academic rigor, community engagement, and ethical decision-making to prepare graduates to enter the legal profession, as well as a variety of other careers and leadership positions. Students with questions about the curriculum or other academic issues should contact the associate dean of academics.