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BU School of Law Academics

Academics at BU Law are rigorous but rewarding, with your studies guided by a celebrated, accomplished faculty. You can choose from more than 200 courses and seminars across 18 areas of study—one of the widest selections of any law school. Two of our programs are ranked in the nation’s top fifteen by U.S. News & World Report: Health Law and Intellectual Property. Further focus your expertise in one of four LLM programs, 16 dual degree offerings, or several certificates. Contribute legal research to one of our six law journals. Or gain international exposure in one of 21 study abroad programs in 18 locations.

Degree Programs, Certificates & Areas of Study

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number of non-law, graduate-level credits that you can take in your three years at BU


years it takes to earn both a JD and an MBA in BU Law's accelerated JD/MBA program

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national ranking of Health Law Program (U.S. News & World Report - 2021)

Graduate Programs at BU Law

Superior educational experience. A long history of enhancing legal careers.

Transform your standing in the legal profession, whether in the United States or abroad.