Professional Legal Education (PLE)

For professionals seeking an immersive executive education experience.

The Professional Legal Education program is offered from mid May – mid August. The registration period has ended for PLE 2017. Please visit our website again in January 2018 to register for the PLE program 2018. 

Berkeley Law’s Professional Legal Education program gives participants the unique opportunity to attend Berkeley Law LL.M. degree program courses on an executive education basis. PLE participants attend classes with Berkeley Law LL.M. degree students – and receive the same in-depth education.

Eligibility requirements

  • LL.M. degree, J.D. degree, and/ or a minimum 3 years of experience in law-related or relevant field
  • English language fluency as evidenced by a TOEFL score of 100 or higher, or a successful phone interview with a member of the admissions committee (waived for Berkeley Law alumni)

Fees

$1,500 – $4,500 depending on the number of course units each course holds*

1 unit course = $1,500

2 unit course = $3,000

3 unit course = $4,500

*please see the course schedule for a list of courses with units

Discounts

10% discount for alumni; or $1000 discount on 3rd course in a single summer (discounts cannot be combined)

Inquiries

Email lawcourses@berkeley.edu for more information.