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Law Degrees
Master of Laws

Juris Doctor (JD)

Our JD empowers you with a strong grasp of the foundations of law and enables you to make a seamless transition into practice, no matter what your career interests.

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Master of Laws (LLM)

Our LLM focuses on the U.S. legal system, with a flexible and far-reaching curriculum that prepares international students for leadership roles in the increasingly globalized marketplace.

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Two-Year Extended Master of Laws (LLM)

Our Two-Year Extended LLM allows you to spend one year learning about the U.S. legal system and mastering legal English prior to enrolling in the yearlong, comprehensive LLM curriculum.

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Master of Studies in Law (MSL)

Our MSL helps meet the growing demand for non-lawyers to be familiar with the numerous ways that law and policy influence business and industry.

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LLM in Alternative Dispute Resolution (LLM in ADR)

Our LLM in ADR is designed for exceptional law graduates and attorneys interested in building strength as an advocate in ADR processes or gaining skills and a prestigious credential for pursuing career opportunities as a mediator or arbitrator.

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Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR)

Our MDR is designed for exceptional students and professionals who desire graduate study in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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LLM in International Business and Economic Law

Our LLM in International Business and Economic Law degree focuses on the relevant laws, policies and business best practices that shape international commerce and trade. This LLM is open to anyone with a law degree (JD, LLB or equivalent).

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LLM in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity

The Master of Laws (LLM) in Privacy Law and Cybersecurity degree provides an interdisciplinary perspective for law students who wish to develop skills that will enable them to understand and integrate relevant laws, policies and best practices that shape privacy law and cybersecurity. This LLM is open to anyone with a law degree (JD, LLB or equivalent).

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Master of Comparative Law (MCL)

Our MCL is ideal for international LLM graduates who want to continue their studies of U.S. and comparative laws.

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