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.

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 runs for two weeks prior to orientation. The registration deadline is July 1.

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.