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Master of Laws Program

For more than 75 years, Tulane Law's Master of Laws (LLM) program has offered students from across the globe a unique and valuable opportunity to pursue advanced legal education.

International Students

Academic Requirements

Candidates for the Master of Laws degree must complete 24 semester hours of coursework. Full-time students are expected to complete the LLM in two semesters (one academic year). LLM students must also write at least one paper in connection with a seminar in their field of interest or in connection with a directed research project.

LLM Students who received a JD or LLB (or equivalent) from a school located outside of the United States must enroll in a three-week summer orientation course, Introduction to US Law. International students must also complete and pass a legal research and writing course.

Areas of Study

LLM candidates may pursue one of the following degree programs:

  • General LLM
  • LLM in Admiralty
  • LLM in American Law
  • LLM in Energy & Environment
  • LLM in International & Comparative Law