MC Provides LLM degree programs designed for applicants with diverse backgrounds and interests seeking to specialize in particular areas of the law.
The LLM programs at MC School of Law offer you an unparalleled opportunity to sharpen your understanding of American law and hone your specialized interests through advanced study in American and non-American legal fields.
Take full advantage of MC Law’s small class size, dynamic research community, extra-curricular activities, and location in the capital to pursue your personal and professional goals. MC Law provides tailored academic and career support at every stage of the degree process to ensure you achieve your professional objectives.
Contact LLM@mc.edu to learn more about these opportunities.
Join the ranks of MC Law graduates who have gone on to pass the New York and other local bars, secure legal employment in the United States, and have successfully found international job placements in industry, finance, law firms and universities.
A hands-on, practice-based course of study, the Advocacy LLM integrates trial and appellate advocacy externships at top State and Federal agencies. You can focus on developing your knowledge and skills in civil or criminal advocacy at the trial and/or appellate level. Perfect for the practicing attorney, you’ll have five years to complete the degree, a variety of scheduling options and all classes also count towards CLE credit.
This LLM Program is designed to help foreign students qualify and prepare for a US bar examination. It requires a minimum of (24) credits and two semesters in residence at MC Law.
1. All applicants to the program must have a JD from an ABA-accredited school or be admitted to practice in front of the highest court of a US state or territory. If admitted to practice, they must be in good standing.
2. They must demonstrate academic success in their prior education.
3. In order to transfer in credits for classes taken at the JAG school, they must be a member of the Judge Advocate General's Corps of either the active or reserve components
4. In order to qualify for the tuition waiver for the Intro & Capstone courses, they must be a member of the active or reserve component military.
1. Twenty-four total credits
2. Twelve credits in six required courses
3. Ten credits in electives
4. Two-credit independent writing requirement
5. 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average
6. All degree requirements must be completed within five years of beginning classes
The Traditional LLM is a program designed to allow the student to craft their own academic plan (in conjunction with the Director of the LLM Program).
A hands-on, practice-based course of study, the Advocacy LLM integrates trial and appellate advocacy externships at top State and Federal agencies. Students can focus on developing their knowledge and skills in civil or criminal advocacy at the trial and/or appellate level. Perfect for the practicing attorney, students have five years to complete the degree, a variety of scheduling options and all classes also count towards CLE credit.
This is a 24 credit program.
Students in the program are eligible to transfer to the JD program as set forth below: