LL.M. in Health Law Program

LL.M. in Health Law Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LL.M. 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 for the LL.M. in Health Law

Courses must be selected from the LL.M. in Health Law courses listed on the College of Law website.  Candidates must enroll in a minimum of seven health law courses in the College of Law and complete the Seminar, Independent Study or Masters Essay requirement.  LL.M. students also may enroll in up to three designated courses in the Public Service Management Graduate Program.  The LL.M. 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 LL.M. Program

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

LL.M. in Taxation Program

LL.M. in Taxation Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LL.M. 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 LL.M. in Taxation

Courses must be selected from the LL.M. in Taxation courses. Candidates must complete three required courses and five electives. The LL.M. 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 LL.M. in Taxation Program

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

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Program

LL.M. in Intellectual Property Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LL.M. 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 LL.M. in Intellectual Property

Courses must be selected from the LL.M. in Intellectual Property courses. Candidates must complete three required courses and five electives. The LL.M. 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 LL.M. 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 LL.M. program. Credits earned as part of a JD program do not count toward the LL.M.

LL.M. in International Law Program

LL.M. in International Law Credit Hours and GPA Requirements

An LL.M. 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 LL.M. in International Law

Courses must be selected from the LL.M. in International Law courses listed on the College of Law website. Candidates must complete three required courses and an additional five courses in their area of concentration. The LL.M. 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 LL.M. in International Law

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