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Institute for Energy and the Environment


Energy Law Certificate & Curriculum

The Institute offers a variety of programs for students and professionals to enhance your understanding of energy law. For current VLS students, you can enroll in the Certificate in Energy Law. For students and professionals, you can learn more about energy law from our vast array energy curriculum offered at VLS.

Certificate in Energy Law

Earning a certificate in Energy Law from Vermont Law School demonstrates a committed focus on, and mastery of, energy issues with an environmental awareness. Program graduates are well prepared to play a strong role with an energy commission, a law firm with an energy practice, or an advocacy group focusing on these issues. More information is available here.

  • Energy Curriculum at VLS

    The Institute offers year-round, in-depth training in the fundamentals and developing elements of energy law and regulation. Active professionals and academic students will both find stimulating coursework at the Institute. Professionals can attend intense, one, two, or three-week summer courses and seasonal, multi-day conferences geared to suit their particular needs. Law students and environmental studies analysts can earn degree credits and substantive knowledge of industry topics from a full slate of fall, spring, and summer courses, advanced writing seminars, and research.