Florida Coastal School of Law now offers a part-time evening program that designed for students who are unable or prefer not to enroll full time. For many working professionals, this program presents a financially feasible and flexible way to earn a law degree at Coastal Law. In addition, PTE students will have convenient access to full-time student amenities, including academic success and bar exam support, career counseling, and experiential learning opportunities. Likewise, students in the program are eligible to participate in students organizations, including moot court, mock trial, and law review.
The program will lead to a Juris Doctor degree with the same requirements as the Full-Time and Part-Time Day Programs. Per Coastal Policy students have 6 years to complete the course of study and graduate. Classes will be offered Monday through Friday between 5:00 and 9:00 p.m.
All required courses required for graduation will be offered during evening hours and a broad selection of elective courses needed for graduation and sufficient to provide both the breadth and depth expected of a quality legal education will be offered.
Per ABA standard, full-time professors will teach all evening required courses. Professors will be recruited first via a volunteer request protocol and then on a mandatory rotational basis if required.
Joint Degree Program
Students enrolled in the PTE will be eligible to participate in the dual degree JD/MBA program with Jacksonville University.
At this time the, structure of the JD/MPP program does not lend itself well to part-time students, therefore students enrolled in the PTE will be not eligible to participate in the dual degree JD/MPP program with Jacksonville University.
Admissions and Financial Assistance
Standard admissions criteria will be applied.
PTE students will also be eligible for Merit Scholarships.