LL.M. Admissions

The LL.M. Program at Penn State’s Dickinson Law gives students and lawyers trained outside of the U.S. a high-level understanding of the American legal system. The program’s foundational courses introduce you to our unique analytic methodologies. Students then may choose courses from our “Lawyer As …” curriculum divided by specialized fields of study, and create personalized tracks based on areas of interest. 

Our LL.M. cohort is kept intentionally small to foster greater interaction with J.D. students and law school faculty, as well as judges and lawyers in the Harrisburg and Washington, D.C. areas.

The LL.M. program is a 24-credit, one academic year course of study. Students must enroll in at least 12 credits per semester and may enroll in no more than 17 credits per semester.

Penn State University is consistently ranked among the top research and teaching institutions in the world.  Come study with us at Penn State’s Dickinson Law.

To learn more about the LL.M. Program at Penn State’s Dickinson Law, contact the Director of Graduate and International Education, Professor Amy C. Gaudion.

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