Two-Year LLM

The Two-Year LLM is a rigorous program tailored for ambitious international students and legal professionals seeking success in U.S. law. It blends legal, academic, and language skills crucial for excelling in American law schools. Geared towards globally-minded practitioners, it delves deep into the U.S. legal system, fostering expertise in various legal domains while honing analytical, research, and advocacy skills. Structured over two years, the program mandates completing a minimum of 25 credits in the first year and 24 credits in the second. Offered as a full-time residential program, students can finish in four semesters, commencing in either Fall or Spring.

The program caters to LLM degrees in American Law, Intellectual Property, Banking and Financial Law, Tax Law, and a Master’s in Tax Law for non-lawyers. Enrollment requirements accommodate improving English skills over the first year.

Applicants with scores of 85 TOEFL / 5.5 IELTS are considered for admission. Applicants with scores at or above 100 TOEFL / 7 IELTS scores qualify for bar or tax electives in their first year.

Contact Us

Graduate and International Programs Office
Two-Year LLM Program
Boston University School of Law
765 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 802
Boston, MA 02215
Tel. 617-358-6162
Fax 617-358-6264