Choose a dual degree in law and environmental policy and prepare to work on the frontlines of environmental advocacy, energy and climate justice, animal law and protection and the sustainable food movement.
Combine legal knowledge with a solid foundation in environmental law and policy to make a real impact in your practice. Offered through the USC School of Law and Vermont Law School, the program will prepare you for leadership positions in government, nonprofits, corporations and private practice.
Graduate with the legal knowledge to practice environmental law or work in government, nonprofits, corporations and private practice.
Make an Impact
Prepare to be a leader in environmental law and rise to meet the challenges of our time.
Take advantage of two great networks and the ability to differentiate yourself in a competitive job market.
Earn both degrees through a combination of summer sessions in Vermont, distance learning and supervised externships.
What You’ll Study
Environmental challenges are pressing and complex. Prepare to work with environmental and public policy issues within the framework of the legal system to meet environmental challenges. Earn your USC law degree while studying the ins and outs of environmental policy via Vermont Law School, a perennial Top 5 program according to U.S. News & World Report.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Interpreting and applying laws and regulations to specific situations or issues
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Creating clear, concise and persuasive legal documents, such as contracts, briefs or pleadings
Promoting or defending a cause or issue often using awareness, education and policy change
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Legal Analyst
- Policy Influencer
- Public Service