Pass courses totaling at least 85 semester hours. At least 53 of the 85 credits required for graduation must be in courses or other credit programs offered by the School of Law. A student admitted to advanced standing or who otherwise is permitted to apply credits earned at another college or university toward degree requirements at Maryland, including credits earned through University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law cooperative programs with universities outside the United States, may not transfer more than 32 such credits (credits transfer, grades do not), and no more than 9 of these 32 credits may be graduate level non-law courses.
Earn at least 65 of the 85 credits, or if entering the School of Law prior to August 2001 at least 60 of the 85 credits, required for graduation in courses other than Externships, Aspers, Practicums, student publications, elective Moot Court and graduate level non-law courses.
Complete degree requirements within no fewer than 24 months and no more than 84 months from initial enrollment in law school.
A student who returns to school after a period of absence may be subject to changes in the graduation requirements that apply to the class with which the student will graduate. The student must contact the Office of Registration and Enrollment to discuss requirements.