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Academics

Academics

Flexible Cutting-Edge Curriculum

With more than 200 upper-level course offerings, you can explore practically any area of law, and you can craft an individualized course of study. You will also benefit from being a fully integrated member of the Law School student body, taking classes with American and international students who are pursuing a U.S. Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.

Take Specialized Courses
Hofstra Law offers more than 200 courses in a wide variety of practice areas giving you the opportunity to delve deeper into your areas of interest. Classes range in size from large lectures to small discussion-based seminars, giving you a chance to select classes that also match your learning style. Additionally, you will take classes and exchange ideas alongside our J.D. candidates, creating a dynamic classroom atmosphere.

Develop Expertise
If you have a passion to dig deeper into a particular area of law or legal issue, you may be eligible to participate in an independent study alongside one of our renowned faculty members. You will work one-on-one with a faculty member to develop an original work of publishable quality that will showcase your developed expertise in a legal subject.