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LAW- Joint Degree (JD/LLM)

DePaul's JD/LLM (Juris Doctor/Master of Laws) program gives students the opportunity to develop specialized knowledge in specific areas of law. Students can simultaneously earn a JD and an LLM, an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree, in one of four areas of concentration: Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law or Taxation. The JD/LLM program is designed to provide advanced training through a personalized educational experience. Students are permitted to apply nine credit hours of qualifying courses toward both degrees, allowing them to complete both degrees in three years with summer enrollment.  Students can apply to the JD/LLM program prior to starting the JD program or at any time during their JD program.

JD Requirements 86 hours
​LLM Requirements ​15 hours
   Total hours required    101 hours