LL.M. Programs

Application Procedures and Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the Executive LL.M. in International Business Law Program. Please contact us with any questions you may have about the program or the application process. We look forward to hearing from you!

While there are no formal application deadlines, the following are suggested deadlines that should be taken into account by applicants. We strongly encourage applications be submitted well before these dates. Please note that no decisions on application files are made until all necessary documents are received. Applicants who wish to complete consecutive sessions should submit applications by the earliest day applicable to the sessions in which they wish to enroll. Applications submitted after these dates may have to be considered for the next, or other subsequent, sessions:

For applicants wishing to begin the Program in the 2015 Spring Session, applications should be received by December 10, 2014.

For applicants wishing to begin the Program in the 2015 Summer Sessions, applications should be received by April 15, 2015.

For applicants wishing to begin the Program in the 2015 Fall Session (online courses only), applications should be received by July 31, 2015.

Eligibility to Apply

1. Candidates to the Executive LL.M. in International Business Law Program are expected to hold, at a minimum, a degree in law and demonstrate a high level of English proficiency. Admission is competitive, and it is expected that successful applicants will have a record of outstanding academic achievement in previous studies as well as notable professional experience and accomplishments. Candidates without a degree in law will be admitted under exceptional circumstances. Such candidates must complete the standard online application but submit three letters of recommendation, and should be prepared to address their reasons for desiring admission to the Executive LL.M. Program in their personal statement.

2. Candidates are expected to have a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience. Most of the students in the Executive LL.M. program have 10 or more years of legal related work experience.

Application Instructions

Candidates for admission may only apply via the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC). For detailed instructions on the application, please visit the LLM Admissions page.