JD - Part-Time
A part-time program, a full-time focus on you
Degree Requirements:To earn a JD degree, you must complete 86 credit hours of coursework. This will require coursework from flexible course options in addition to the curriculum listed above. You may choose to take courses during the summer terms following semesters two, four, six and/or take additional credit hours during semesters four through seven.
Flexible Course Options:In addition to an array of electives, many flexible course options will be available, including independent study, intersession courses, and fully online courses (as many as 15 credit hours of fully online coursework after completion of third semester).
Meet students from Loyola’s Weekend JD Program
Clarendon Hills, IL
“The technology Loyola utilizes outside of the classroom allows students to study at times that fit their busy schedules.”MORE
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
“As a wife and mother with a full-time career, attending law school did not seem possible for me, but Loyola’s Weekend JD program opened an exciting door.”MORE
“There are many things to like about the Weekend JD program, but best of all is its flexibility.”MORE
Meet some of our exceptional faculty
Dean and Professor of Law
“I love seeing the incredible joy in my students when they experience an a-ha moment.”MORE
Professor of Law
“Our shared goal is to ensure that every Loyola student has the tools needed to succeed.”MORE
Professor of Law
“If you want to understand how well laws are working, you need to understand how they affect people.”MORE
Hear from our outstanding alumni
Graduates of the School of Law’s part-time JD program have achieved remarkable success serving in government agencies, as state and federal judges, and as trial lawyers across the country. Students enrolled in the Weekend JD program will receive the same extraordinary opportunity to benefit from a quality legal education at Loyola.