Seton Hall Law's LL.M. in American Law provides a full-time LL.M. option for foreign-educated lawyers seeking to practice law in the United States. The program delivers an innovative curriculum and provides an unparalleled work-school-life balance.
LL.M. students earn their degree in Seton Hall Law School's hybrid weekend program. By scheduling in-class instruction on the weekend, students in the program have the freedom to structure weekdays as they please. (LL.M. students may also take some of their courses during the weekdays, if they prefer.) Courses are taught by the same talented professors who teach in the J.D. program. When not in the classroom, students in the LL.M. program engage with their professors and peers online.
Importantly, the LL.M. in American Law satisfies the requirements for eligibility to sit for many state bar examinations, including New York, exponentially increasing your job opportunities upon graduation. Our faculty advisors will help you determine the proper curricular path for you to achieve your educational and career goals.
Students in the LL.M. in American Law program have the option of completing 6 bonus credits of online electives at no additional cost. Electives are available in Health and Hospital Law, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law& Compliance, Corporate Compliance, and Privacy Law and Cybersecurity.
Legal English is only required for some of our non-native speakers
Six of which must be subjects tested on the NY Bar Exam
For any course taught in two parts (LAW 6001 Civil Procedure I andLAW 6002 Civil Procedure II, LAW 6010 Property I and LAW 6011 Property II), students must take BOTH halves of the course with part I being taken in the fall and part II being taken in the spring.
*Students electing to take Constitutional Law may take either LAW 6015 Constitutional Law for 5 credits) OR both LAW 6012 Constitutional Law I and LAW 6013 Constitutional Law II.
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