Real World Experience

MC Law offers a unique opportunity for students who plan to practice in Louisiana to obtain real world experience in Louisiana while pursuing the J.D. degree at MC Law. Students may elect to do externships in Louisiana in a governmental or non-profit law office for 3 or 6 credits. The externships are available in all parts of the state, giving students opportunities to gain real world experience, network, and earn academic credit in the community in which they intend to practice following graduation. In addition, students may take courses at MC Law by synchronous distance learning during the term or terms in which they are externing in Louisiana, enhancing the opportunities to spend a summer term or regular semester (or both a summer term and a regular semester) in Louisiana while pursuing the J.D. degree at MC Law.