25-35 hours/week time commitment for class preparation, assignments, and participation
Online classes and coursework (for online-only and hybrid-online courses)
Our professors have designed the program to take full advantage of online tools to provide you with a learning experience that blends the best of our traditional campus-based education with the unique opportunities presented by online learning
Weekly activities with rapid feedback and multiple assessment opportunities during each term help you measure your progress and ensure that you master critical knowledge and skills
Weekly live online classes with faculty and fellow students (scheduled at convenient times for working professionals) that replicate the traditional law school classroom experience
Regular video office hours with faculty ensure that if you need assistance, your professors are just a click away
Required on-campus sessions (for all hybrid-online courses)
Each fall and spring semester throughout the program's 3.5-year duration will incorporate in-person classes over five weekends.
In-person weekend dates for the 2023-24 academic year:
August 17-19, 2023
October 7-8, 2023
December 2-3, 2023
February 10-11, 2024
April 20-21, 2024
Classes meet in beautiful Sullivan Hall, the law school’s world-class facility on the campus of Seattle University
Classes will build upon your online learning and offer engaging opportunities to synthesize and apply what you have learned
In-person sessions scheduled to coincide with a variety of social and extra-curricular opportunities to deepen your connection with your professors, fellow students, the campus community, the legal profession, and the city of Seattle.
Course work is delivered in a hybrid-online format, combining online learning and limited, in-person classes:
Asynchronous remote learning allows students to complete assignments on their own time.
Synchronous classes (typically one hour per week, per class) allow live interaction with professors and classmates.
Just two to three intensive, in-person sessions per semester held at Sullivan Hall each fall and spring.