Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies Elevate Your Legal Knowledge Internationally


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Transfer in up to 6 credit hours from another LLM program

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Laws (LLM) in International Legal Studies is a terminal degree that builds on your legal experience and skills by providing you with advanced studies in international law and policy.

A master’s in international law online can make you a versatile asset in a variety of legal advisement and law practice roles. Understanding the boundaries and overlap of American and foreign legal systems can make a critical difference.

The online LLM in International Legal Studies degree will give you a solid theological and philosophical foundation through the study of treaties, customary international law, and other principles of legal practice in foreign and international settings.

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Do you currently practice law in a field that consistently encounters foreign and domestic legal interaction? The online Master of Laws in International Legal Studies can help provide the training you need to expertly navigate the difficulty of overlapping interests.

Whether your discipline is in politics, business, or international missions, branching out from your current practice to an international market may be your next career move. The online LLM degree will give you a thorough grounding in the intricacies of foreign governments and how policies affect companies and organizations who work in global markets.

The online Master of Laws degree gives you a flexible, 100% online path to studying the critical legal practices and theories that can help you succeed in an increasingly complicated global market.

The online LLM program is designed to provide legal professionals and practicing lawyers additional expertise in the international sphere with studies in foreign policies, international business regulations, and other forms of overlapping governance that affect global markets. The core content of the online LLM program provides legal foundations, research, and legal writing training. Throughout this program, you will receive academic support for original scholarly research in the Legal Research and Writing capstone project.

Students will choose from numerous advanced legal studies electives to meet the specific needs of their field. This includes general backgrounds in law and economics or legal history to give context to contemporary international legal challenges.

Students in the online Master of Laws in International Legal Studies may also choose specialized international legal studies topics such as business law, trade policy, legal issues in diplomacy, international human rights, and legal issues in armed conflict. With this flexible selection of advanced international legal studies courses, students in the online LLM program will be equipped for many roles within business, government, and nonprofit settings.

The final Legal Research and Writing capstone is delivered in two parts and provides students in the online LLM degree with an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise. Students will be given research mentorship by leading legal scholars from Liberty University’s School of Law. The research from this project can be used as the basis for future publishing or doctoral studies.

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  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
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  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

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