Program-Specific Application Requirements
Additional Application Requirements
Applicants to the Individualized Study LL.M.
Applicants to the Individualized Study LL.M. must prepare a detailed study proposal in addition to the general application requirements. An applicant's study proposal should outline a plan of study, include the purpose of the plan of study, and list the applicant's desired courses (at least 24 credits) as well as several alternate courses. Students in an individualized study program generally should plan to take no more than two seminar courses per semester, and should be aware that courses identified as J.D. seminars may have very limited seating for LL.M. students.
Applicants to the Taxation LL.M.
U.S.-educated applicants to the Taxation LL.M. must have taken a basic Federal Income Taxation class as part of their J.D. program. (Foreign-educated students in the Tax program will take U.S. Income Tax: Principles and Practices during their first semester).
Applicants to the Securities & Financial Regulation LL.M.
U.S.-educated applicants to the Securities & Financial Regulation LL.M. are expected to have taken a basic course in Securities Regulation during their J.D. program. Foreign-educated students, as well as U.S.-educated students lacking this background, must take Securities Regulation during their first semester of graduate study. Some relevant post-J.D. work experience is valuable.
Applicants to the National Security LL.M., Global Health LL.M., and Global Health & International Institutions LL.M. are expected to have some background, either professional or academic/research experience, in the relevant area.
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