Prepare to Practice
Loyola students represent real clients in litigation, transactional work, and policy advocacy.
Start here. Go anywhere.
We are one of the few schools in the country that offers curricula in both civil and common law, giving you options to apply your legal training in Louisiana, across the country, or around the world. Begin your journey here!
Our Juris Doctor program offers both civil and common law curricular tracks, preparing students to practice domestically and around the globe. Students may also pursue certificates in eight areas of specialization: civil and common law; health law; environmental law; international law; immigration law; tax law; social justice; and law, technology, and entrepreneurship.
Evening Juris Doctor
Our evening J.D. program is designed with your work-life balance in mind. Our Juris Doctor evening program offers a civil law curricular track, and the curriculum is sequenced over a period of eight semesters of resident study.
Master of Arts in Health Law & Administration
The complex health policies in our country impact millions of lives. If you’re interested in health law but don’t want to become a lawyer, this program can prepare you for rewarding and high-demand roles in regulatory compliance and healthcare management.
Master of Arts in Environmental Law
This program is designed to give non-lawyer professionals a fundamental understanding of the highly regulated fields of environmental sustainability, compliance, and natural resource management.
We offer LL.M degree programs for lawyers trained abroad and in the U.S. Louisiana is one of only three mixed jurisdictions in North America, and we rank among few law schools offering both coursework and certificates in common law and civil law.
Serve the Community While Preparing to Practice
You’ll learn by doing starting in year one. Students develop legal skills with practicing attorneys, work with real clients in our community, and explore different career opportunities before they graduate.
Clinics & Courses
Build core legal skills. Represent real clients. Develop writing and advocacy skills while serving the community.
Receive academic credit while gaining invaluable hands-on experience in a legal office or chambers.
Professor Andrea Armstrong Named 2023 MacArthur Fellow
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named Andrea Armstrong, the Dr. Norman C. Francis Distinguished Professor of Law, a 2023 MacArthur Fellow and a recipient of a “genius grant.” The prestigious fellowship is awarded to “talented individuals in a variety of fields who have shown exceptional originality in and dedication to their creative pursuits.”
Learn more about Professor Armstrong's work by watching this video.
Get to Know Us with a Virtual Open House
Learn what it's like to be a student at the College of Law through engaging videos featuring faculty, staff, and current students.
Fall 2024 Applications are Open!
A sense of community guides both our curriculum and our admissions process. We want to be the right law school for the right students looking to get a legal education in a collaborative and supportive environment.
Make an Impact in Health Law
Earn your master’s degree in as little as one year and prepare for roles in healthcare compliance and management that have never been more relevant to our world today.
Centers & Institutes
Collaborating with and complementing our academic programs
Get to Know LOYNO
Hear from current students, take a virtual tour of our campus, talk with an admissions counselor, or watch an online lecture. Even if we can’t meet you in person, we hope our library of videos will bring our campus to life for you.