Program Completion

Program Completion:

Students working towards an LL.M. degree must complete 24 credits and maintain a 2.3 cumulative GPA.

Students with a J.D. who are working towards a Certificate in Logistics and Transportation Law must complete 12 credits and maintain a 2.3 cumulative GPA. These students have the option to work towards an LL.M. degree by continuing to take courses and completing 24 credit hours.

Students with a bachelor’s degree (or significant relevant work experience approved as a substitute by the Director of Graduate Programs) who are working towards a Certificate in Logistics and Transportation Regulation must complete 12 credits and maintain a 2.3 cumulative GPA.

There are six terms each year, each of which is seven weeks of instruction followed by one week of exams.

It is expected that students will complete the program in no more than four years.

Our instructors not only teach you the legal theory, but also the practice skills actually utilized by industry leaders in this field. We want you to be able to “hit the ground running” in the field and gain skills you can use today, tomorrow, and for years to come.

A new term starts every two months and applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

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Certificate Program for FCSL J.D. students:

Students who are currently studying for a J.D. at Florida Coastal School of Law may obtain a Certificate in Logistics and Transportation Law by completing the program requirements set forth below:

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS:

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 12 credits in Transportation and Logistics courses and Logistics.

SKILLS COURSE CREDITS REQUIRED:  AT LEAST 6 credits of skills courses from the on-line Transportation and Logistics Program.

DOCTRINAL (live classroom) COURSES: The 12 credits taken in Transportation and Logistics MAY include up to six credits in the following doctrinal courses:  Administrative Law; Admiralty and Maritime Law; Complex Commercial Litigation; Environmental Law; Insurance Law; International Business Transactions; International Commercial Arbitration; Naturalization and Citizenship Clinic; Ocean and Coastal Law; Remedies.

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW REQUIRED: Certificate students MUST take at least 2 credits in Administrative Law. The credits may be earned by taking a 3 credit doctrinal (live classroom) course in Administrative Law or multiple 1 Credit skills course in the on-line Transportation and Logistics Program.

GPA REQUIREMENT: Certificate students must maintain a 2.3 cumulative GPA, graded using the JD curve.

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Application of J.D. Credits Toward and LL.M. in Transportation and Logistics:

Students who have successfully competed FCSL courses in Transportation and Logistics, as outlined above, have the option to work towards an LL.M. degree by continuing to take courses after graducation and by completing 24 credit hours. UP TO 12 credits taken in THE ON-LINE transportation and logistics as J.D. students count toward the completion of an LL.M.

Tuition: FCSL, Arizona Summit or Charlotte School of Law graduates pay 50% of the full tuition rate.