Master of Laws (LL.M.) program


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Program Description

The NSU Law Master of Laws (LL.M.) program offers you a flexible and global curriculum that prepares you for leadership roles and professional value to your career. The degree of Master of Laws (LL.M.) program is designed for U.S. and foreign attorneys to enhance the knowledge and skills needed in today’s rapidly changing legal environment.

The program is designed to be highly flexible, so lawyers can participate online or on campus at convenient times to build the scope of their legal practice and enhance their success without putting their careers on hold.

The LL.M. can be completed in one-year full-time or two-year part-time through online or on campus options.

Students can select their own course of study or choose one of NSU's areas of focus:

  • Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law (online)
  • Business and Entrepreneurial Counseling(on campus)
  • Health Law (on campus)
  • International Law (on campus)
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution (on campus)
  • Select personal course of study


Online LL.M.

The online LL.M. program of study is available for the IP, Cybersecurity, and Technology Law focus. The ability to hone vital legal skills from any location with internet access permits professional students to attend classes after business hours without spending time and resources commuting to and from campus.

Hybrid or On Campus LL.M.

LL.M. students may elect to take courses both on campus and online, creating the ideal hybrid format for each student.


An integral part of the Shepard Broad College of Law is our faculty. They are true mentors and role models that challenge and inspire you. Their expertise and competence in established and emerging areas of law provide the bridge between tradition and evolution in the legal profession. NSU Law has 18 years’ experience in online teaching and support of students that choose to take classes remotely.

LL.M. Application Process

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Once a term is filled, applications will be considered for the following term.

All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m., U.S. Eastern Time.

  • Fall Application Deadline is June 1.
  • Winter Application Deadline is November 1.
  • Summer Application Deadline is March 1.

All deadlines mark the date by which all applications to the LL.M. program should be submitted online through LSAC's Electronic Application Service of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). All required supporting documents, such as transcripts, should be received by the LSAC as close to the deadline date as possible.

Program Eligibility

U.S. applicants to the LL.M. program must have received a juris doctor degree and have two or more years of experience in the practice of law.

Applicants from outside the U.S. must have earned a first law degree that entitles them to practice law in their home countries. Professional experience following the completion of the foreign degree is preferred.

Tuition and Fees

For the 2019-2020 Academic Year LL.M. tuition is charged per credit hour at the rate of $1,450. Additional fees may vary and tuition and fees are subject to change.

Staff and Advisors

Susan Stephan

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs and Adjunct Professor of Law

  • Email:
  • Phone: (954) 361-3611 or 1-800-541-6682 Ext. 26289

Jennifer McIntyre

Assistant Dean for Online Programs

  • Email:
  • Phone: (954) 262-6079 or 1-800-541-6682 Ext. 26079
  • 1-800-326-3660
Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

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Become Part of the Legal Community at NSU Law With degree and certificate programs for law students, paralegals, practicing lawyers, and professionals expanding their legal knowledge, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Law equips all students with skills needed for professional success – today, tomorrow, and for decades to come. Read less
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