Program Overview

At GGU Law, we offer an innovative and personalized learning experience. Our courses are taught by exceptional faculty, who have expertise across a broad range of academic fields and areas of legal study. Combined with our close-knit community and unbeatable location in the heart of San Francisco, our JD program gives students the skills and experience they need in today’s competitive legal job market.

Full-Time Day Program

Our program gives students the practical skills, judgment, and knowledge to become exceptional lawyers for today’s truly global market. The cutting-edge curriculum offers a wide range of electives, hands-on clinical programs, and practical training opportunities that help students explore career interests, all while graduating in three years.

GGU Law prepares its students to be creative, savvy, and socially conscious practitioners. Courses in the full-time program are taught by our exceptional faculty, representing expertise across a broad range of academic fields and areas of legal study.

If you are just beginning to explore your career interests, our curriculum offers the flexibility to select from a wide variety of electives, hands-on clinical programs, and practical training opportunities that are designed to help you shape your professional path.

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JD Flex Online

The JD Flex program is designed with the student in mind. Enjoy the flexibility and personalization of online learning without compromising the human connection necessary for deep learning. Our individualized approach to student success ensures no one falls through the cracks.

Eight Weekends per Semester. Summers Online. Less Than Four Years. Career Tracks.

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s legal, financial, and technology hub, Golden Gate University School of Law has been San Francisco’s law school since 1901. GGU’s new JD Flex program lets you earn an ABA-accredited law degree in less than four years, even while working full time. The program blends online coursework with 8 weekend on-campus sessions per semester. Summers are online.  You get the same rigor and standards of our campus-based JD programs, with the flexibility you need to make law school fit into your busy life.

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Whether you’re a first-generation college student eager to make your mark, a working professional ready to enhance your career, or a veteran learning to serve your country in a new way, the Hybrid JD Flex program is the opportunity for your life now.

Jump Start Your Career

Gain broad legal knowledge on the standard track or gain a competitive edge in specific fields with one of two focused career tracks, Social Justice & Public Interest Career Track and Intellectual Property Law Career Track. Each of the tracks includes a roadmap of electives taught by industry experts.

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Joint Degree JD/MBA

The Joint JD/MBA is an accelerated JD and MBA program that allows students to simultaneously pursue a law degree and master’s degree in business administration. Students are allowed to count a certain number of credits from one program to expedite completion of the other, with the requirement of beginning the program with acceptance into the Law School. This situation is ideal for full-time students with interests in both fields who have the time to devote to this expanded program.

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Admission Requirements