LL.M. in U.S. Law Program

What is an LL.M. degree?

An LL.M. (Legum Magister) degree is an advanced academic degree. It is a master's-level degree for students holding a law degree.

Is the LL.M. in U.S. Law program only for international students?

Yes, our LL.M. in U.S. Law program is designed for foreign-educated attorneys.  

Can I take the program part time?

No, the program is designed as a one-year, full-time program.

When can I take the program?

The program runs one academic year, mid-August to mid-May.

Is it possible to specialize within the LL.M. program?

As part of your elective courses, you can select focused coursework within a particular area of law.

How many credits does it take to complete this LL.M. degree?

You are required to take 24 credits -- 6 required credits and 18 elective credits -- to complete the degree.

How long does it take to complete an LL.M.?

The program is designed as a one-year, full-time program.

Where are your LL.M. in U.S. Law students from?

Our students have come from Mexico, Guatemala, China, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Spain, India, Ethiopia, Chile and Colombia.