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Our rigorous curriculum will provide you with a comprehensive foundation in legal theory and practice as well as the freedom to explore and refine your career interests.

Whether you are pursuing the JD or advancing your career through an LLM or one of our online programs for non-lawyer professionals, you’ll come away with new or enhanced skills and talents.

JD Programs


Earn a JD while also gaining multiple full-time work experiences. Ranked #1 for practical training by The National Jurist.

Flex JD

The FlexJD allows you to complete flexible, part-time remote coursework on your own schedule combined with limited, required in-person instruction on our Boston campus.

Foreign-Trained Lawyers

Northeastern welcomes applications for the JD program from students who already hold a law degree from a law school outside the United States.

Transfer Applicants

Northeastern welcomes transfer applications from students who have completed their first year at another ABA-approved law school.

Visiting Students

Students from other ABA-accredited law schools can apply to our visiting student program.

LLM Programs

On-Campus LLM

A nine-month program offering maximum flexibility to take the courses you want and need.

On-Campus LLM with Co-op

A 12-month program offering maximum flexibility and our signature Cooperative Legal Education Program.

Online LLM

An industry-informed, globally focused online program taught by Northeastern faculty and working lawyers.

Programs for Non-Lawyers

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)

Master of Science in Media Advocacy

Graduate Certificate in Business Law

Graduate Certificate in Health Law

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources (HR) Law

Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law

Data Privacy Fundamentals

Program for Visiting Scholars

Visiting Scholars

Due to the pandemic, we not currently accepting visiting scholars. Check back soon as we hope to reinstate this option.