Mission Statement and Learning Outcomes

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Mission Statement

The mission of FIU Law is to serve the citizens of the State of Florida, particularly South Florida, by providing access to the legal profession through a contemporary, high-quality educational program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon conferral of a Juris Doctorate degree, FIU Law students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law.
  2. Employ legal analysis and reasoning, undertake research, and demonstrate problem-solving skills.
  3. Communicate effectively within the legal context in both written and oral form.
  4. Exercise proper professional and ethical responsibilities toward clients and the legal system.
  5. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills for competent and ethical participation within the domestic and the global legal contexts.
  6. Illustrate the value of community and public service.
  7. Demonstrate cultural literacy as a commitment to cultural diversity within the legal context.