JD Programs

Because one size does not fit all, we offer full-time and part-time Juris Doctor programs that meet the diverse needs of our students. Prospective students must select and apply to the program of their choice.

Full-Time 
Three-year, day program 
Classes held Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
12 to 16 credit hours per semester

Part-Time Day
Four-year, day program
Classes held Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
8 to 11 credit hours per semester

Part-Time Evening
Four-year, evening program
Classes held Monday through Thursday; 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
8 to 11 credit hours per semester

Courses

Solid Foundation

Students begin their Boyd education with essential core classes in civil procedure, criminal law, constitutional law, legal writing, contracts, property and torts. These courses provide a strong groundwork in the theory and practice of law.

Broad Choices

In the final two years of study, students pursue more specific interests, such as environmental, immigration, real estate, or gaming law.

More About Our Courses

Sample curriculum plan
Required Courses
Electives
Graduation requirements
Hands-On Experience