Concentrations and Areas of Focus

For students who want to delve more deeply into a specific area of law or prepare for the practice of law in specialized settings, Miami Law enables students to focus their studies via an array of concentrations (similar to a major in undergraduate studies) and areas of focus (similar to a minor in undergraduate studies).


The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT

The concentration in the Business of Innovation, Law, and Technology (BILT) is designed to prepare students to deal with significant changes to business models and technological possibilities.

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Business Compliance and Sustainability

Businesses of all types and sizes face an increasingly complex regulatory framework while also navigating consumer demands and legislation related to sustainability.

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Environmental Law

Students will learn the importance of statutory and administrative while considering how to grapple with community impacts and environmental justice issues.

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Health Law

Health law is a fast-growing field, and South Florida is a major center for health care. Students interested in specializing in this area, can take advantage of a number of exciting classes and experiential opportunities related to health law.

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Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law

Miami is a major immigration gateway to the United States and home to a sizable immigrant and naturalized citizen population. Because of this, Miami Law now offers an area focus in this field.

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

The Litigation and Dispute Resolution Concentration provides participating Miami Law students the opportunity to become the best practice-ready litigator/trial lawyer that any law school education can produce.

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Social Justice & Public Interest

The Social Justice & Public Interest (SJPI) Concentration and Area of Focus are ideal for students interested in societal inequality and power differentials, particularly as these relate to class and economics, identity and civil rights, and the political process.

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Transactional Law

The Transactional Law Concentration and Area of Focus equip students with the background and a portfolio of work that will qualify them for entry-level positions with law firms of all sizes, corporate in-house law departments, startups, nonprofits, regulators, and governmental agencies.
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