Part time Master's Degree in Law in Vermont in USA

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

The field of law encompasses the rules set in place by a society to govern the behavior of its members and the enforcement by societal institutions of those rules. There are many sub-disciplines of law, including civil and criminal law.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

Vermont is one of the smallest states in the Union although it is known for its rugged individualism. The state is home to many universities that give students the option of nearly every major and career path imaginable.

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Master of Energy Regulation & Law (MERL)

Vermont Law School
Campus Part time 1 - 5 years September 2018 USA South Royalton

A Master’s Degree from Vermont Law School is about more than legal theory. The MERL program is focused on law and policy governing energy use, production, and transmission. [+]

Vermont Law School Master of Energy Regulation and Law (MERL)

A Master’s Degree from Vermont Law School is about more than legal theory. By studying advocacy, regulations, legislation, and markets, you’ll acquire the tools needed to create a more sustainable world.

Vermont Law Master’s degrees can be pursued jointly with our Juris Doctor program and online and can be started in the fall or spring. The 30- credit programs allow you to choose from over 50 courses taught by VLS’ world-renowned faculty. Programs are designed to be completed in 12 months but students have up to five years to obtain their degree.

Taught by faculty associated with Vermont Law School’s highly respected Institute for Energy and the Environment, the MERL program is focused on law and policy governing energy use, production, and transmission. You’ll develop a broad-based understanding of the intersection of energy and law, regulation, policy, and economic analysis. Practical training in public advocacy and writing for a legal and policy audience, opportunities for independent research with support from faculty, and externships at organizations around the country and the world prepare you for immediate challenges and opportunities.... [-]