LL.M. Masters of Laws Degree

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About the LL.M. Programs

The Corporate Compliance Masters of Law (LL.M.) program provides attorneys with an in-depth examination of the laws governing all types of businesses and an opportunity to develop advanced knowledge of law and compliance. Courses are designed for lawyers working in any industry, whether in a counseling capacity outside or in-house, or working in compliance departments and consulting firms, as well as those interested in transitioning to the compliance field. The part-time, online option allows lawyers to earn the LL.M. degree while working and provides access to those living outside the New York metropolitan area.

Why Seton Hall Law School?

Seton Hall Law School has been a pioneer in compliance education and training for attorneys and compliance professionals for over a decade. Internationally known, full-time faculty created the corporate compliance courses and students will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with members of the full-time faculty throughout their studies. The online option gives working and part-time students flexibility to create a study schedule that works for them.

The online Health Law Masters of Law (LL.M.) degree provides attorneys with an opportunity to broadly explore health law and policy or to focus more narrowly on courses designed for lawyers planning to represent providers, payors, regulators, patients, or pharmaceutical, medical device or biotechnology companies. The Health Law LL.M. program is designed for both practicing health care attorneys and those seeking to expand their practice to health care clients.

Why Seton Hall Law School?

U.S. News & World Report's Graduate School Guide has consistently ranked Seton Hall Law School's Health Law & Policy Program among the top 10 in the nation. The breadth and depth of the health law curriculum at Seton Hall is unparalleled. In addition to their coursework, LL.M. students have the opportunity to work one-on-one with members of the full-time faculty and to take part in the frequent symposia and colloquia hosted at the law school.

The Intellectual Property LL.M. program provides the opportunity to broadly explore intellectual property (IP) or focus more narrowly on particular interests in IP, including patent, trademark, copyright and technology law. The program is designed for attorneys who wish to transition from other practice areas to IP; government officials and regulators who specialize or wish to specialize in IP related issues; and law school graduates who are interested in teaching or other academic research relating to IP Law.

Are there particular study tracks?
The program provides students with the option to build expertise in five key areas: patent law & policy, trademark law & policy, copyright law & policy, IP and the life science industry, and IP and the telecommunications industry.

Why Seton Hall Law School?
Seton Hall Law's IP curricula is among the largest in the nation and collaborates with Seton Hall Law's Health Law program, which is consistently ranked among the top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, for working and part-time students, the program offers the most flexible schedule of any New York Metropolitan area IP LL.M. program. Equally, students have the opportunity to work one-on-one with members of the full-time faculty and to take part in the frequent symposia and colloquia hosted at the law school.

The LL.M. in American Law provides a full-time LL.M. option for foreign-educated lawyers seeking to practice law in the United States. The 24-credit degree delivers an innovative curriculum and provides an unparalleled work-school-life balance. Importantly, the LL.M. in American Law is designed to satisfy the program requirements for eligibility to sit for many state bar examinations, including New York, exponentially increasing your job opportunities upon graduation.

Why Seton Hall Law School?
Prospective LL.M. students may earn their LL.M. degree in Seton Hall Law School's hybrid weekend format. By scheduling in-class instruction on the weekend, students in the program have the freedom to structure weekdays as they please. Beyond the 24 credits needed to graduate, students have the option of completing 6 bonus credits of electives in one area of specialization for no additional tuition costs.

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