McGeorge School of Law has become an internationally recognized leader in the field of legal education since its establishment in 1924. McGeorge’s location in Sacramento, the capital of California, has shaped its focus on public law, international law, and advocacy.
McGeorge’s online graduate programs prepare professionals for roles in highly regulated industries, state and federal agencies, and thousands of professions that deal with law-related issues every day. McGeorge’s JD programs educate lawyers for large, mid-size, boutique and private law firms, government agencies and corporate legal departments in California, across the United States, and around the world.
As part of the larger, nationally ranked University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law shares a common goal across on-campus and online programs: To educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community.
McGeorge has long been a leader in teaching practical lawyering skills hailing back to 1964, when its first clinics opened. McGeorge’s online graduate programs extend this tradition of real-world skills and methods of instruction, promoting the integration of legal theory with in-demand, marketable skills.