Master of Laws (LL.M.)

The LL.M. program at Penn State Law prepares students for a diverse range of careers, offering the intimacy of a small-classroom environment with the expert faculty and diverse learning opportunities of a world-class institution.

The LL.M. program requires two semesters of study and a minimum of 24 credit hours of course work. The LL.M. is designed to provide lawyers trained outside of the United States with a high-level understanding of the U.S. legal system that will enhance their legal career.

Curriculum

Foreign-trained LL.M. students are required to take the following courses:

LLM 900Introduction to the United States Legal System2
LLM 901LL.M. Legal Analysis, Writing and Research2
Select a minimum of 20 Elective Credits20
Total Credits24

Admissions

The LL.M. program at Penn State Law will prepare you for a diverse range of careers, offering the intimacy of a small-classroom environment with the expert faculty and diverse learning opportunities of a world-class institution.

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