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Energy and Sustainable Development Law (LL.M.) - Online

Energy is the foundation of our nation’s future, both economically and environmentally. West Virginia is at the center of energy production for the country. There is no better place to learn about the intersecting laws and policies governing all of the country’s energy resources than at WVU Law.

While many law schools provide opportunities to learn energy or environmental law, WVU Law is committed to providing students opportunities to learn the full range of energy, environmental and sustainable development law through its Center for Energy and Sustainable Development and through its other resources in the area.

Career Profile

WVU Law provides a broad and deep offering of courses, experiential learning opportunities, and practical training for every part of the energy sector. Our broad spectrum of courses allows our students to prepare to be lawyers serving energy companies, investors, utilities, manufacturing companies, lawmakers, policymakers, regulators, land use professionals, and environmental organizations.

Course Delivery Options

Online

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Supplemental Application

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Minimum admission requirement for the program are:

Applicants may include newly graduated J.D. students, professionals returning for study after years of practice, or qualified international students on a case by case basis.

5904 — WVU Law LSAC code

Extra Accreditation Info

Founded in 1878 and ABA accredited since 1923, West Virginia University College of Law is an affordable and nationally recognized top-ranked law school. WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Application Deadlines

Fall Priority

​March 1

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, Supplemental Application

Admissions Requirements

Minimum admission requirement for the program are:

Applicants may include newly graduated J.D. students, professionals returning for study after years of practice, or qualified international students on a case by case basis.

5904 — WVU Law LSAC code

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Founded in 1878 and ABA accredited since 1923, West Virginia University College of Law is an affordable and nationally recognized top-ranked law school. WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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