While the 24-credit LLM in American Law can be completed in one year of full-time study, BU Law offers several other enrollment options based on your educational background, professional experience, and English proficiency.

Extended LLM: Three-Semester Enrollment

Prospective students with impressive qualifications but who lack the requisite English language proficiencies to begin the LLM in American Law program with full-time law studies, are encouraged to apply to our three-semester Extended LLM program option.

Please visit the LLM application instructions page for details on how to apply directly to this program option.

Two-Year LLM Program

If you want to improve your fluency in English and your academic skills before enrolling in our American Law LLM program, the Two-Year LLM Program can provide you with the optimal format.

Financial Services Fundamentals

Financial Services Fundamentals is scheduled to run from Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 24, 2017, with the final evaluation on Friday, August 25, 2017. The registration deadline is July 1, 2017.

Financial Services Fundamentals is a course offered to provide necessary financial services information to students entering the Graduate Banking and Financial Law Program without employment experience in the financial services sector or a strong academic background in financial law, and is also available to American Law students with an interest in banking and financial law.

For more information on Financial Services Fundamentals, click here.