What will I learn?

The legal side of operating a business.

Whether it is a large, global corporation or a young start-up, businesses rely on lawyers to provide expert legal assistance with contracts, finances, real estate, employees, investors, mergers, trademarks, acquisitions and a multitude of other areas.

In this program, you will focus on the legal issues that surround the formation, operation and governance of businesses. You will build fundamental lawyering skills and a strong understanding not only of the technical aspects of business law, but also of how businesses generally work.

Listed among the nation's top 50 law schools for public interest and clinical opportunities, the college offers valuable practical experiences representing real clients. Learn business law through externships, a rigorous pro bono program, and clinics, like the Small Business Legal Clinic, Low-Income Tax Clinic, and Economic Development Clinic.

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a:

  • Lawyer (J.D.)
  • Corporate attorney
  • Business leader
  • Public administrator
  • Entrepreneur

Which department am I in?

College of Law

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
US$42,532.00 per year
Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

University of Idaho Boise

322 E. Front Street,

BOISE,

Idaho,

83702, United States

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
US$42,532.00 per year
Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive,

MOSCOW,

Idaho,

83844, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree, with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

For international students

Graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree, with a minimum overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

The following are acceptable as proof of English competency for graduate students:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): minimum overall score of 79

IELTS (International English Language Testing System): minimum overall score of 6.5

MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery): Minimum overall score of 77

U of I American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) with score of a Level 6/Advanced Pass

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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