Although the LL.M. program at McKinney Law offers a structured format, it also gives you the flexibility to choose the electives and hands-on experiences best suited to your goals.
When you arrive on campus you will be able to choose to pursue one of six program tracks, each designed to satisfy a specific set of needs. Then, within the framework of your chosen program, you can create a curriculum certain to set you on the path to success.
American Law for Foreign Lawyers
If you’re a lawyer or law graduate who obtained a degree from a law school outside the United States, this is the track for you. It’s designed to help foreign law graduates get to know both the practical and theoretical aspects of American law.
Corporate and Commercial Law
If you are a law school graduate or lawyer from the U.S. or abroad, the IU McKinney Corporate and Commercial Law LL.M. Track will help you to expand your understanding of U.S. and international corporate and commercial law.
Health Law, Policy and Bioethics
If your career goals involve health law, this track will give you an in-depth understanding of the legal, practical, and ethical issues facing the industry. You’ll learn how to navigate through the health care field and where those skills are needed within the industry.
Intellectual Property Law
In this track, you’ll become adept in copyright, patent, and trademark law. You’ll also be able to focus on how this area of law applies to the biotechnology and life science industries.
International and Comparative Law
You can customize the curriculum within this track to focus on a number of areas within international law. Fields you will concentrate on include public international law, international business law, and international trade law.
International Human Rights Law
You will further the teaching and study of Human Rights law by promoting scholarship in International Human Rights and assisting governmental, inter-governmental, and non-governmental organizations on international human rights projects.