Admission Requirements

 

We invest a great amount of time in each and every LL.M. student at MC Law, and we use the admissions process to identify those serious students and legal professionals that will benefit the most from our program. Ideal applicants will be able to exhibit academic achievement, English language skills, legal writing skills, and dedication to a career as an ethical professional in the field of law.

 

Minimum Requirements to be considered for Admission:


1. Each applicant must hold an academic degree in law from an educational institution in a country other than the United States and academically eligible to become licensed to practice law in that country. Students still completing this degree may apply if they will finish the required degree program prior to beginning their studies at MC Law. Applicants must provide copies of official transcripts.


2. Each applicant must show proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English. An applicant’s English proficiency will be determined based on

A. Standardized tests such as the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), the iBT TOEFL (Internet-Based test), and the IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
B. Personal Interviews of the applicant conducted by phone or through an internet service.
C. Letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation submitted with your application must  comment on the applicant’s English skills.
D. Applicant’s that lack sufficient English skills but are otherwise qualified for admission will be considered for  the 18 and 24 month LL.M. Programs that incorporate the Intensive English Program.

 

To Apply:


1. Complete the application and document review through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

         OR

2. A completed application form sent directly to MC Law. You can request this application form by emailing Professor Richard Meyer at meyer@mc.edu.