In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked Florida State Law's Environmental Law Program the nation's 16th best overall and 7th best among public law schools.
Florida State Law provides students the option of a substantial number of courses focusing on environmental law, energy law, and land use regulation, a student-edited scholarly journal in the area, and a certificate program that offers students a chance to signal their expertise. Students also can take advantage of a wide range of offerings in related areas of study at Florida State University, as well as externship opportunities in Florida and Washington, D.C.
Our program features a faculty with recognized national expertise in a wide range of areas, including climate change, international environmental law, pollution control regulation, energy law, enforcement, land use regulation, and ocean and coastal law.
Our Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law ranks among the nation’s top 20 journals in environmental law.