Choose your own course of study or focus in one of 6 specialty areas.
Hamline Law is a ranked law school amidst a vibrant university campus and large metro area.
Our faculty are not simply orators or imparters of knowledge. They are engaging and participatory instructors.
Gain the specialized training and education you need to practice law and compete on an international level with our Master in Law (LLM) for attorneys who possess an LLB or equivalent degree from a non-U.S. country. You will learn alongside Hamline JD and other international students as you pursue your self-designed course of study.
The 24-credit, accredited* program begins in August or January with American Legal System, a required course for all LLM students. Working with your advisor, you choose your remaining credits from among Hamline Law's rich course offerings or approved School of Business classes. If you choose, you can specialize your studies in one of five areas of emphasis:
Students must complete at least 24 credits, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Letter grades are used in accordance with the University’s regular grading system.
*Hamline Law is ABA accredited and AALS approved. The LLM is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.