The LL.M. programs at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law allow one year of rigorous graduate law study tailored to the scholarly and practice interests of participating U.S. and foreign-trained students. Concentrations are being developed in a variety of areas in which the law school holds particular strength. Currently, the law school offers the following LL.M. degree programs:
Degree Requirements: The program requires 24 credit hours. Required courses will depend on the student's particular concentration of the degree. International students will be required to take LAW 596 Professional Legal Writing. A candidate may elect to write a master's portfolio paper, or can instead elect to complete an applied project. The remaining credit hours will generally be obtained from the list of elective courses. With faculty advisor approval, a candidate may satisfy up to six (6) credit hours with courses offered by other ASU departments or by law courses that are not included on the approved elected list.
Please email LLMASU@asu.edu for specific questions regarding how the LL.M. program can complement your career.
ASU placed 20th in the nation last year among all colleges and universities for international students, according to a report by the Institute of International Education. A record 4,430 international students, originating from 120 countries, are enrolled at ASU this semester – an increase of 15 percent. China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Canada and Mexico are the leading countries of origin. Read more here.