Online Application Supporting Documents

 

Division of Online Learning

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The supporting documents list includes information required to complete an  application and the submission process for the following programs:

  1. Online Graduate Certificates
  2. M.S.J. Degree
  3. LL.M. Degree

Applications are not reviewed by the Admissions Committee until all supporting documents are provided.

Note: All documents submitted as part of the application process become the property of Seton Hall University School of Law.

Online Graduate Certificates

Interested applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or the foreign equivalent, and submit 1) an online application, 2) a transcript, and 3) a resumé.

Submission details for each element are below:

Transcript

Required: Degree verification (copy of unofficial transcript or diploma from degree-granting institution, Bachelor’s or higher). May be emailed (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Resumé

Required: May be attached to the application, sent via email (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Test Scores

Standardized aptitude test not required for admission.

If English is not your first language, a TOEFL Score and Test Results is required. Link to TOEFL

Transfer Credit

Transfer credits not accepted.


M.S.J. Degree (Master of Science in Jurisprudence)

Interested applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or the foreign equivalent, and submit 1) an online application, 2) a transcript, 3) a resumé, 4) a personal statement, 5) one letter of recommendation, and 6) a TOEFL score where necessary.

Submission details for each element are below:

Transcript

Required: Official Transcript from degree-granting undergraduate college/university attended.

Mailed in sealed envelope (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102) or emailed (secure from institution) to lawgrad@shu.edu

Note: International transcripts for degrees obtained outside of U.S. require transcript evaluation from one of the following agencies:

  1. Educated Choices
  2. Evaluation Services, Inc.
  3. Global Credential Evaluators
  4. Center for Applied Research, Evaluation and Education, Inc.
  5. World Education Services

Resumé

Required: May be attached to application, sent via email (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Personal Statement

Required: 500-750 word personal statement may be attached to application, sent via email (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Please state why you wish to take the program, and how your employment is directly connected with your degree concentration of choice.

Letter(s) of Recommendation

Required: One letter of recommendation. Fillable PDF available upon request or through the application.

May be emailed (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Test Scores

Standardized aptitude test not required for admission.

If English is not your first language, a TOEFL Score and Test Results is required. Link to TOEFL

Transfer Credit

Up to 12-credits from ABA-accredited law school may be accepted. Consideration for transfer of courses completed within 4-years of application.


LL.M. Degree (Master of Laws)

Interested applicants must have a J.D. degree from a law school that is approved by the Section of Legal Education of the American Bar Association or the foreign equivalent from a school of law, (LSAC list of schools by country) and submit: 1) an online application, 2) transcripts, 3) a resumé, 4) a personal statement, 5) two letters of recommendation, 6) Bar admissions where applicable, 7) a TOEFL score where necessary, and 8) transfer credits where requested.

Submission details for each element are below:

Transcripts

Required: Official Transcripts from ALL colleges/universities attended.

Mailed in sealed envelope (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102) or emailed (secure from institution) to lawgrad@shu.edu

Note: International transcripts for degrees obtained outside of U.S. require transcript evaluation from one of the following agencies:

  1. Educated Choices
  2. Evaluation Services, Inc.
  3. Global Credential Evaluators
  4. Center for Applied Research, Evaluation and Education, Inc.
  5. World Education Services

Resumé

Required: May be attached to application, sent via email (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Personal Statement

Required: 500 word personal statement may be attached to application, sent via email (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Please describe the reasons the applicant is seeking admission and how the LL.M. program and the chosen area of study will assist the applicant in enhancing her career.

Letters of Recommendation

Required: Two letters of recommendation. Fillable PDF available upon request or through the application.

At least one letter should be from a law school faculty member who has personal knowledge of the applicant’s academic work. The other letter may come from a current or former employer or a practicing attorney. Both letters should address the applicant’s qualifications and how the LL.M. program will assist the applicant in enhancing her career.

May be emailed (lawgrad@shu.edu) or mailed (Attn: Sonia Cunha, Director of Law Enrollment, Seton Hall Law, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102)

Bar Admissions

Applicants must submit all Bar Admissions.

Test Scores

Standardized aptitude test not required for admission.

If English is not your first language, a TOEFL Score and Test Results is required. Link to TOEFL

Transfer Credit

Up to 8-credits from an ABA-accredited law school may be accepted. Consideration for transfer of courses completed within 4-years of application.


 

 

 


 


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