Designed for individuals who need to ease into the rigors of law school, the Flex-Time option enables the student to complete a degree in five years or less. Flex-Time is ideal for non-traditional students, professionals with flexible employment status who wish to maintain some level of employment while carrying a slightly reduced course load or parents of school-age children who have additional responsibilities to tend to while in law school.
The Flex-Time program is not night school. Students attend class during the weekdays alongside full-time students. There are no weekend classes.
Flex-Time students pay an hourly tuition rate and take a minimum of eight credit hours and a maximum of nine credit hours each semester. It will take approximately two years to complete the required 30 credit hours of foundation courses. (A full-time law student completes the 30 credit hours of foundation courses in the first year of law school.) After the first 30 credit hours are completed, there will be more flexibility to choose elective courses. Elective courses will include the availability of some evening and online course options.
The admission process and requirements for Flex-Time are the same as the full-time program. When applying, applicants must indicate their interest in the Flex-Time option via the check box found within the application.
Please contact the Admission Office for more details on the Flex-Time program.