​​​​​​​​​​​​Are you intrigued with the idea of expanding your expertise with a Vermont Law School degree, but wonder how you can do it while working, raising a family, or being engaged in your community? Then you might be a candidate for Vermont Law School’s online version​ of our award-winning residential degrees.

LLM in Energy Law

The online LLM in Energy Law prepares you to specialize in law and policy relating to energy use, production, and transmission. You’ll build an intensive, practical curriculum that matches your objectives. Taught and guided by faculty affiliated with the law school's highly respected Institute for Energy and the Environment, you’ll engage in real energy law and policy work and meet and learn from energy experts who collaborate on institute projects. You’ll also complete independent research, writing, or an externship and participate in a seminar focused on advanced topics.

LLM in Environmental Law

The online​ LLM in Environmental Law is developed for post-JD attorne​ys seeking to specialize in the practice of environmental law and lead the movement to shape global environmental law and policy.

LLM in Food and Agriculture Law

The online LLM in Food and Agriculture Law prepares you to specialize in law and policy relating to sustainable food and agriculture systems. Taught and guided by faculty affiliated with the law school's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, you will build an individual academic plan that matches your objectives.

Master of Energy Regulation and Law (MERL)

Taught by faculty associated with Vermont Law School’s highly respected Institute for Energy and the Environment, the online​ MERL program is focused on law and policy governing energy use, production, and transmission. You’ll develop a broad-based understanding of the intersection of energ​​y and law, regulation, policy, and economic analysis. Practical training in public advocacy and writing for a legal and policy audience, opportunities for independent research with support from faculty, and externships at organizations around the country and the world prepare you for immediate challenges and opportunities.

Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP)

The online Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) is designed to give both law and nonlawyers students a deep knowledge and understanding of the policies and laws shaping global environmental solutions. It will prepare you as a real-world agent of change.

Master of Food and Agriculture Law and Policy (MFALP)

The online Master of Food and Agriculture Law and Policy (MFALP) is designed for both law and nonlawyers students who want to create the legal tools needed to innovate and support sustainable food and agriculture systems. Taught by faculty affiliated with the law school's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, the online MFALP curriculum is comprised of food and agriculture classes, a wide range of environmental electives, and courses in writing and advocacy.