The Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree is designed to prepare students with or without any prior legal training to enhance their professional development by adding familiarity with U.S law. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree (or equivalent degree) from an approved school listed on the International Association of Universities List of Higher education Institutions. The bachelor's degree does not need to be in law.
The LL.M. degree requires the completion of at least 32 graduate hours of credit and is normally completed in one academic year. All candidates are required to pass Professional Responsibility (LAW 501), a four hour graduate course and LL.M. Legal Research and Writing (LAW 500) a two hour graduate course. The remaining graduate hours are selected from any College of Law course.
|LAW 500||LLM Legal Writing and Research||2|
|LAW 501||Professional Responsibility||3 or 4|
|Other requirements may overlap|
|Minimum 500-level (or higher) Hours Required Overall:||12|
|One academic year in residence|