LL.M

Master of Laws Applicants

This LL.M. program is for graduates of ABA-approved law schools in the United States. If you received your law degree from an institution outside the U.S., please apply to our LL.M. for International Law Graduates.

The LL.M. program for graduates of ABA-approved law schools offers several different study options. Candidates may specialize in government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law, or international law, or may design a course of study other than those specialized programs.

Academic Requirements

The LL.M. program offers several different study options. Candidates may specialize in government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law, or international law, or may design a course of study other than those specialized programs.

LL.M. candidates are required to earn 24 credits in approved courses. Students are strongly encouraged to earn academic credits, up to a limit of six, by engaging in faculty-supervised research and writing projects. A minimum GPA of 2.0, current and cumulative, is required.

Students are expected to complete their degrees within three years and to be continuously enrolled (full- or part-time) during fall and spring semesters until all degree requirements are met.

Courses previously taken toward the J.D. do not count toward the LL.M.

  • Applicants are reminded that this application will only be considered upon receipt of all required materials.
  • Applicants for the LL.M U.S. Graduates program can apply at anytime and be considered for Fall, Spring or Summer admission depending on when their application is complete
  • LL.M. Application Instructions/Checklist [PDF]
  • LL.M. Degree Program Curriculum

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