Required Courses

The curriculum is designed to help you master the knowledge you’ll need to pass the bar examination and competently practice law. With 66 required credits – including Bar Exam Skills – you will have a class in almost every subject tested on the bar examinations in all 50 states. The curriculum allows concentrations of study in a variety of areas.

The following subject areas are covered by required courses:


Students have the option of focusing their third year curriculum in a specific area of study, or concentration. Concentrations are designed to familiarize a student with the problems that might be encountered in a certain field of practice.

Learn more about Concentrations.

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Admissions Office
WMU-Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 371-5140, ext. 2244
Fax: (517) 334-5718

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.