LL.M. Programs

Seven-Semester J.D./LL.M. in Taxation

By enrolling in the seven semester program, qualified Boston University J.D. students have the opportunity to earn an LL.M. in Taxation with only one semester of full time post-J.D. study. The accelerated program provides students with the opportunity to complete the LL.M. in Taxation degree at an accelerated pace.

A seven-semester student must earn a total of 24 credits in qualified tax courses in order to be eligible for the LL.M. degree. The student, however, is given advanced standing toward the LL.M. degree for 12 credits in qualified tax courses taken as part of the J.D. course of study.

The tax curriculum is renowned for its breadth and depth, comprising 35 courses covering all aspects of tax law. It possible for students enrolled in the GTP to take a variety of tax courses or to concentrate in a specific area of interest, such as estate planning or international taxation. Taught by a faculty comprised of tax scholars and distinguished tax practitioners, courses in the GTP offer students a fundamental understanding of the practical applications of tax theory.

For detailed information on the academic requirements and application procedure for the seven-semester J.D./LL.M. in Taxation, please visit the dual degree section of our Web site.