Become a leader serving your community. Our graduates transition seamlessly into successful careers in business, government and private practice around the country.
You'll be prepared to serve your community through rigorous legal studies, hands-on experiential learning and comprehensive professional identity formation. Find your unique skills and strengths, take a deep dive into the subjects you are most passionate about and set yourself up for a successful career.
Find a job quickly. Within 10 months of graduation, 95 percent of our Class of 2021 was employed.
Learn from top faculty scholars in an environment that emphasizes community.
Location, Location, Location
Study in a state-of-the-art building close to the S.C. State House, S.C. Supreme Court and multiple private law firms.
What You’ll Study
The J.D. degree is a full-time, three-year program. You must earn 90 credit hours to graduate. First-year courses cover basic legal principles and prepare you for the more specialized courses you'll take your second and third year. Upper-level courses allow you to pursue specific interests and prepare for your career.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Creating clear, concise and persuasive legal documents, such as contracts, briefs or pleadings
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Interpreting and applying laws and regulations to specific situations or issues
Promoting or defending a cause or issue often using awareness, education and policy change
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Government Agent
- Public Service Director
- Legal Analyst
- Government/Public Service