About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning opportunities and specialized areas.
USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business and Economic Law
The Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business and Economic Law degree is offered through USC Gould in connection with its Center for Transnational Law and Business.
As a student earning the one-year LLM degree in International Business and Economic Law degree, you will develop a global perspective and interdisciplinary skills that will enable you to understand and integrate relevant laws, policies and business best practices that shape international commerce and trade. You will receive training in negotiating and facilitating cross-border transactions, and master the organizational, transactional and compliance aspects of servicing globally engaged clients. Learn more
Master of International Trade Law and Economics (MITLE)
The Master of International Trade Law and Economics (MITLE) degree is offered by USC Gould School of Law jointly with USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Department of Economics. This degree provides students with an interdisciplinary, global perspective and the knowledge and skills relevant to the laws, policies, and business practices that shape international trade and economics.
MITLE is a one-year, 32-unit degree program offered on campus on a full-time basis. USC offers a spring and fall start date. This degree is open to anyone with a bachelor's degree in any field, however, students are recommended to have a strong foundation in economics and/or mathematics or another quantitative background. Learn more
Transnational Law and Business Certificate for JD and LLM Students
CTLB offers a Transnational Law and Business Certificate that resident JD and LLM students can earn concurrently with their USC Gould School of Law degree. Earning a certificate in Transnational Law and Business provides students with an interdisciplinary, global perspective on how to facilitate an organization's engagement in the global marketplace. It focuses on developing skills in understanding and integrating relevant laws, policies and business best practices that shape international commerce.
The certificate offers students a credential that demonstrates specialized training in transnational law, cross-border transactions, as well as the organizational, transactional and compliance aspects of servicing globally engaged clients.
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Q&A with Kelsey McGregor (JD 2015)
September 27, 2022
Kelsey McGregor, counsel at WilmerHale, is working for six months as a senior supervising attorney for USC Gould's IHRC
Diverse, talented class continues trend of scholarly achievement and professional impact
This fall’s Graduate and International Programs include new social work certificates