Katie McFatter L’23 speaks with Assistant Professor Caroleen Dineen at Elon University’s Loy Farm.

Students interested in food and agriculture law, climate policy, energy regulation, and animal protection can apply Elon Law coursework toward a master’s degree from Vermont Law & Graduate School, one of the nation’s top-ranked environmental law programs.

In as little as 2.5 years, students can earn two degrees in the following dual-degree offerings:

South Royalton, Vermont

Vermont Law & Graduate School is a private, independent institution in South Royalton, Vt., that offers ABA-accredited residential and online hybrid JD programs and master’s degrees and certificates in multiple disciplines, including programs offered by the Maverick Lloyd School for the Environment, the Center for Justice Reform and other graduate-level programs emphasizing the intersection of environmental justice, social justice and public policy.

Elon Law students enrolled in the dual-degree programs can spend summers in Vermont taking courses in person with additional offerings throughout the year via the school’s online courses. Students apply to dual-degree programs following their first year of legal studies.

To learn more about Elon Law’s dual-degree offerings with Vermont Law & Graduate School, contact Assistant Professor Caroleen Dineen at cdineen@elon.edu.

Elon Law students are eligible to apply for admission to the dual-degree program during their first year of study. Those interested in the JD/MELP dual-degree program are encouraged to apply to Elon Law here and to note interest in the dual-degree programs with Vermont Law in application materials.