LL.M. in American Law
An Advanced Legal Degree for Foreign-Trained Lawyers
The Master of Laws (LL.M.) for foreign students at Syracuse University College of Law is a 24-credit hour graduate program designed to offer students with a foreign (non-U.S.) law degree or its equivalent, advanced study in American law.
We encourage prospective students to enroll at one of New York State’s most prestigious private law schools, located on the Syracuse University campus in Syracuse, New York. Our new LL.M. program is designed to offer foreign legal professionals the opportunity to broaden their effectiveness through the study of U.S. laws and the American legal process.
We’ve devoted this area of the site with the tools and resources you need to enroll as an LL.M. student.
To Apply for LL.M. Admissions:
Click on this link: 2013 LL.M. Application
- You will be taken to the LSAC web site to complete your online application and submit all necessary supporting materials.
- If you have not yet applied to any law school, you’ll be required to register with LSAC
- If you have an account with LSAC, you will use your User ID and Password to log into the system
Application Deadline – May 15, 2013
- A degree in law from a non-U.S. institution or license to practice law in your country
- Proof of financial support documentation
- Proof of English Proficiency - we recommend a TOEFL score in the range of 100/250/600
Students who do not demonstrate English proficiency within the suggested TOEFL range may apply through the Conditional Admittance Program.Frequently Asked Questions
Academic Year 2013-2014
Program dates: August 19, 2013 - April 24, 2014
Message from the director
Associate Dean for Special Projects
Associate Professor of Law
Director, LL.M. Program
For More InformationAndrew Horsfall
Associate Director of Admissions and LL.M. Recruitment
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Over the years, the College of Law has graduated many influential and successful lawyers, business professionals, and financial leaders. We are proud to count among our alumni members of the U.S. Senate and Congress, state senators and assembly members, state attorneys general, and federal and state judges. In addition, many of our alumni have moved into leadership positions in some of the world's largest law firms and into the fields of finance, real estate development, and international business affairs.