First US law school to offer specialized environmental law masters programs online

Vermont Law School (VLS) in South Royalton, Vermont has announced has launched online versions of its Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) and LL.M. in Environmental Law.

The LL.M. program is designed for post-JD students, while the MELP is offered to students with and without a law background. The LL.M. consists of five required courses and five courses from a "selected focus area," while the MELP includes six required courses and four electives.

The inaugural online program begins in May, with the Fall 2011 term beginning in late August.

VLS was ranked as the top US school for environmental law by the U.S. News & World Report this year.

For more information, please visit the program website.

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