LL.M. General Information
The School Year
The LL.M. curriculum must be completed in person (in residence). This is a recommended three-semester program for full-time day/evening LL.M. students, and a four-semester program for part-time day/evening LL.M students. The academic semesters are in the fall, from early August to mid-December, in the spring, from early January to mid-May, and in the summer, from late May to mid-July. Online courses may not count toward the Bar Track requirements.
The three-semester plan is recommended for full-time students. However, those students who would prefer to complete the entire program in two semesters may take two additional classes — Constitutional Law I or II and Professional Responsibility. One of these classes can be added to the student’s fall schedule and one can be added to the student’s spring schedule.
LL.M. students must begin their studies in the fall semester with a mandatory orientation in early-August.
Summer Institute in Law
This opportunity is offered through Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives to undergraduate law students from foreign law schools. This course introduces foreign law students to the fundamental concepts of U.S. law and legal institutions. The course is designed for, and limited to, students enrolled in foreign law schools. Learn more and apply to the Summer Institute>>
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