New challenges are created by the growth of electronic commerce, new products and services, and the growing proliferation of cybercrime every day. Our strong IP foundation has allowed us to extend our reach into a commerce and technology concentration.
Supported by UNH Law's strong IP foundation, the Commerce and Technology program is built at the intersection of business and law to tackle evolving legal issues facing new business and e-commerce in the global information age economy.
Expert faculty tailor courses to current events and developments, and the program offers flexibility to match the career objectives of each individual student. Course work addresses rapidly-developing areas of the law, such as cybercrime and consumers’ private information.
The program is available in residential format only. Credit requirements: 24 credits, or 30 credits for candidates without a law degree. Program is available full-time only, and must be completed within 12 months.
To be recommended for the LL.M. degree all candidates must successfully complete a minimum number of credits, complete the required coursework, meet the school residency or continuous enrollment requirements, fulfill all financial obligations to UNH Law, and comply with UNH Law’s Conduct Code. Unless otherwise stated, all rules apply to LL.M. candidates regardless of the program in which they are enrolled.
- Number of Credits to earn a degree. LL.M. candidates must successfully complete a minimum of twenty-four (24) credits from a selection of required and elective courses. Those LL.M. candidates admitted without a law degree must complete thirty (30) credits from a selection of required and elective curriculum.
- Maximum Number of Credits
- Residential LL.M. candidates may not enroll in more than 17 credits per academic semester.
- Online LL.M. candidates may not enroll in more than 12 credits per academic semester or 12 credits in the summer term.
- Limited Residential LL.M. candidates may not enroll in more than 12 credits when they are in residence. Thereafter, their maximum credit enrollment is the same as online LL.M. candidates.
- Maximum Number of Credits a Candidate May Attempt
- Residential LL.M. candidates who hold a law degree may attempt, as part of their tuition 30 credits.
- Residential LL.M. candidates who do not hold a law degree may attempt, as part of their tuition 36 credits.
- Additional credits may be taken at the current per/credit rate if the candidate desires, subject to the per semester credit limitations noted above in (a) through (c).
- Online LL.M. candidates may attempt no more than 28 credits.
- Limited Residential LL.M. candidates may attempt no more than 28 credits.
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