LLM in U.S. & Global Legal Studies

Required Credits: 24

Required First Semester Courses

  • U.S. Contract Law for LLM (3)
  • Foreign Graduate Seminar (2)
  • U.S. Legal Research, Writing and Analysis (3)

Elective Courses

In addition to the required courses above, students completing an LLM in U.S. & Global Legal Studies must complete 16 credits (for a total of 24). Students can choose almost any of the JD and LLM classes offered.

LLM Certificates

Optional Curriculum for LLM in U.S. & Global Legal Studies

To complete a concentration, students must take at least 10 credit hours in classes approved by the Office of Global Legal Studies. Students can pursue a concentration in any topic. To qualify for a concentration with Honors, students must receive a grade of H in all of the approved courses. A maximum of two concentrations are allowed. 

For example, students can complete a concentration in subjects such as:

  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Criminal Law
  • Health Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Business Law
  • International Criminal Law
  • Public International Law