After they complete their core classes, students can specialize in one of seven areas, including public interest law and health law. Upper-level students participate in so-called practice modules that focus on litigation skills in one of three areas: business organizations, family law or trusts and estates. The school also sponsors two yearlong externship rotations in which groups of students work with the local district attorney or county law services. For the internationally inclined, Touro Law offers one of the few ABA-approved study abroad programs in India, as well as overseas courses in China and Israel.
Because Touro Law is a relative newcomer, career prospects can be limited. Long Island firms recruit from the school, but to go elsewhere requires some leg-work. Social life at the school revolves mostly around student organizations. Though Manhattan is only an hour away, most students take advantage of the lack of distractions in Central Islip to study.