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Law, LL.M. and J.D.

The juris doctor (J.D.) law degree provides a broad legal education and professional skills for a career in law, business or public service.

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Program components (2 semesters)
Semester 1 Credits

GSSP501 - Navigating the Graduate Pathway


GSSP502 - Academic Communication for Graduate Students


Introduction to American Law and Legal Education

3 (U of I)

Legal Writing and Research for LL.M. Students

3 (U of I)

Semester 2  

GSS503 - Introduction to Graduate Research


GSS504 - Intercultural Issues for Graduate Students


Criminal Law

3 (U of I)

Constitutional Law

4 (U of I)


25 / 13 (U of I)


Entry into second year of master's program

  • Law, J.D.

Career opportunities

  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Paralegal
  • CEO/Executive
  • Government Official
  • Policy Analyst
  • Consultant

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