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- LL.M. degree candidates must have completed a law degree at an ABA accredited law school in the United States; earned an equivalent degree at a duly accredited foreign university; be otherwise qualified to practice law in a foreign country; or possess the equivalent thereof as determined by the LL.M. Admissions Committee.
- All candidates for whom English is not their primary language must demonstrate sufficient English proficiency in one of the following ways:
- Submission of adequate test scores from a standardized English proficiency exam, including:
- TOEFL score of 550 or above (paper), 79 or above (internet based), or 213 or above (computer based); or
- IELTS score of 6.5 or higher; or
- China National Legal English Certification Test Score of 130 or higher
- Submission of a writing sample for review by the LL.M. Director and/or LL.M. Admissions Committee, as well as completion of a telephone/videoconference interview with the LL.M. Program Director or other LL.M. Admissions Committee member. (Please note that this option is available only under exceptional circumstances and on a case-by-case basis.)
- The LL.M. academic program requires students to complete twenty-four (24) credits. Degree candidates may elect to complete the degree in up to eighteen months.
- Degree candidates are required to be in residence for two semesters unless there are exceptional circumstances.