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Foreign graduates from Australia, English-speaking Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom are presumed to be proficient in English. Graduates from schools in which all instruction is in English may also be considered proficient, but must separately inquire. All other applicants must demonstrate their English proficiency by achieving:
Georgia State University College of Law has introduced a master of law (LL.M.) program for foreign-trained attorneys who want to advance their careers and become eligible to practice law in the United States, with classes beginning in fall 2015.
Students will learn about American law and practice while developing a grasp of U.S.… more »
The full-time LL.M. program must be completed in person. The primary academic semesters are in the fall, from mid-August to early December, and in the spring, from mid-January to early May. Georgia State Law offers limited course offerings during the summer semester, from late May to July, including a study-abroad program, more »
The LL.M. curriculum must be completed in person (in residence). This is a two-semester program for full-time day/evening LL.M. students, and a four-semester program for part-time day/evening LL.M students. The primary academic semesters are in the fall, from early-August to mid-December, and in the spring, from early-January to mid-May. Neither summer term… more »
Things to Know We accept LL.M. students for the fall semester only. We strongly discourage sending supplemental materials after you’ve submitted your application. This includes application addenda and replacement items. The admissions committee will review files starting in January and continue to do so until the class is full each year.
Consider an LL.M. degree with a concentration in a rapidly expanding field such as Health Law, Intellectual Property, Land Use and Urban Growth; or tailor a curriculum that matches your personal interests and goals.
Foreign-trained lawyers who complete Georgia State Law’s LL.M. program will become equipped to assume leadership positions in a variety of legal… more »