Real-World Learning, Real-Life Practice

The Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University offers a new kind of legal education that creates well-rounded, service-oriented professionals. With an emphasis on practical experience, our degree and certificate programs for law students, paralegals, practicing lawyers, and professionals looking to expand their knowledge of the law provide the skills needed for professional success. NSU Law’s legal education options are nationally recognized for their quality.

A Lifelong Competitive Edge

Our student-centric approach means that every member of the NSU Law community is here to help you achieve your professional goals. Learn the skills needed to pursue your own professional path and to succeed in every stage of your career. Gain a competitive advantage that helps you transform the world as you drive your future forward.

J.D. Program

Develop the fundamental knowledge and practical skills to put purpose into practice and advance your legal career. NSU Law combines in-depth study of legal rules with active workshops and skills courses that give you the edge. With both full- and part-time options, you have the flexibility you need to fit your legal education into your busy life.

Become Career Ready

Choose Your Master’s, Dual Degree, or Paralegal Program. Each degree is crafted specifically for the immediate and aspirational needs of working professionals, giving you practical skills for a rewarding career.

Fast Facts

Personal Conviction, Professional Impact

Put purpose into practice by participating in one of our in-house clinics or field placements during your final year of law school. Receive practical training and experience along with one-on-one mentoring from a supervising attorney. Get the NSU Edge for your legal career.

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Practice with a Purpose

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What kind of impact do you want to make? From helping mom-and-pop shops stay in business to representing corporations with a conscience, you can lift others up while building a successful career of your own. The law is your path to becoming a leader in an interconnected global community. Use the law to advocate, unite, and demand for the causes you care most about. Society is continuously changing, but NSU Law empowers you to drive forward with confidence.

Prove to yourself that you can and will make the world a better place. Prove to the world that it’s time that all rise.

About the NSU Edge

Graduate Spotlight

It all starts with a desire to help. The work is hard, and it is hard to figure out when to find time to help, but the realization that there is life outside of our bubble as students and that we can make a difference makes it worthwhile.”

NSU student Joshua Garcia

Public Interest Law Center

The law is a powerful tool capable of creating great change. NSU Law students understand the purpose behind the law and the people it impacts—and want to make a difference in their world.

NSU Law’s Public Interest Law Center operates programs designed to encourage students and graduates to participate in public interest law. We’re a community of legal professionals committed to social change.

Our Commitment to Public Service

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