Master of Energy Regulation & Law
Vermont Law School

Program Details

The online Energy Regulation and Law (MERL) degree program from Vermont Law School targets laws and policy as it applies to energy use, production and transmission. Students tailor their curriculum to develop knowledge in energy and law, combined with practical skills in public advocacy.

Students can complete this program in as little as 12 months, or take up to five years. The online classroom parallels that of its on-campus counterpart, with no distinction on transcripts.

This program does not lead to a professional law degree.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent
  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae
  • Essay(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended

School Accreditation Statement

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education