​LLM in Health Law Program

Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LLM in Health Law student must complete 24 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 in order to earn the degree.  A student is automatically dismissed if he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2.0 for any three consecutive semesters.  A summer term is counted as a semester for this purpose.  If a student does not meet the degree GPA requirement of 2.5, the student may still earn a Certificate in Health Law if the student completes 18 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Program Requirements

Courses must be selected from the LLM in Health Law courses listed in the catalogue.  Candidates must enroll in a minimum of seven health law courses in the College of Law. They also must complete the writing requirement by taking either the Masters Essay, a health law related Seminar or Independent Study.  LLM students also may enroll in up to three designated courses in the Public Service Management Graduate Program.  The LLM program may be completed on either a full- or part-time basis but must be completed within four years.

No Credit for Course Work Prior to Admission to the LLM  Program
The American Bar Association mandates that no credit may be given for health law courses taken before a student is accepted into the LLM program.  Credits earned as part of a JD program do not count toward the LLM.

LLM in Taxation Program

Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LLM in Taxation student must complete 24 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in order to earn the degree. A student is automatically dismissed if he or she has a cumulative GPA of below 2.0 for any three consecutive semesters. A summer term is counted as a semester for this purpose.

Program Requirements for the LLM in Taxation

Courses must be selected from the LLM in Taxation courses. Candidates must complete three required courses and five electives. The LLM program may be completed on either a full- or part-time basis but must be completed within five years.

No Credit for Course Work Prior to Admission to the LLM in Taxation Program

The American Bar Association mandates that no credit be given for taxation courses taken before a student is accepted into the LLM program. Credits earned as part of a JD program do not count toward the LLM.

LLM in Intellectual Property Program

Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LLM in Intellectual Property student must complete 24 semester hours of credit with a  minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in order to earn the degree. A student is automatically dismissed if he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2.0 for any three consecutive semesters. A summer term is counted as a semester for this purpose.

Program Requirements for the LLM  in Intellectual Property

Courses must be selected from the LLM in Intellectual Property courses. Candidates must complete three required courses and five electives. The LLM program may be completed on either a full- or part-time basis but must be completed within five years.

No Credit for Course Work Prior to Admission to the LLM in Intellectual Property Program

The American Bar Association mandates that no credit be given for intellectual property courses taken before a student is accepted into the LLM program. Credits earned as part of a JD program do not count toward the LLM.

LLM in International Law

Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LLM in International Law student must complete 24 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in order to earn the degree. A student is automatically dismissed if he or she has a cumulative GPA below 2.0 for any three consecutive semesters. A summer term is counted as a semester for this purpose.

Program Requirements for the LLM  in International Law

Courses must be selected from the LLM in International Law courses listed in the catalogue. Candidates must complete three required courses and an additional five courses in their area of concentration. The LLM program may be completed on either a full- or part-time basis but must be completed within five years.

Credit for Course Work Prior to Admission to the LLM in Intellectual Property Program

At the discretion of the program director, students may receive credit for courses previously taken during the JD program or foreign equivalent.