Master of Laws Programs
UConn School of Law | LLM Programs
At the University of Connecticut School of Law, you will do more than just study law. Each of our students has the opportunity to explore law and theory in an atmosphere that fosters a spirit of collaboration and cooperation. The UConn School of Law offers four specialized LLM programs with an outstanding faculty, small classes, practice-based learning, flexibility and low tuition. Here, you will not only get a first rate legal education, you’ll make the connections you need to stay on top. We help you create a network both in your specialty area and in a wider range of legal fields. You’ll also find that we offer one of the best student-faculty ratios in the country to provide the individual attention you need to advance your law career.
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U.S. Legal Studies LLM
Add new potential to a foreign law degree by developing your expertise in the U.S. legal system. Create your own curriculum or choose from one of six certificates, and qualify to sit for the bar in select U.S. jurisdictions. This customized LLM is for students who have earned a law degree outside the United States.
Human Rights and Social Justice LLM
In keeping with the growing trend of integrating international and domestic human rights into the realms of business, non-profit agencies and public policy, this program will provide you with an opportunity for in-depth study of the international human rights and U.S. civil rights movements.
Energy and Environmental Law LLM
Develop expertise in global and U.S. energy and environmental law, climate change policy, land use law or the world of renewable energy. Engage in a customizable combination of coursework, field placements, individual projects with professors, or development of written scholarship under the guidance of our faculty.
Insurance Law LLM
Study with the nation's most sophisticated insurance law experts in Hartford, the insurance capital of the United States. Draw on the resources of the law school's Insurance Law Center, the preeminent academic center for insurance law and risk regulations.
Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
To meet an increasing demand for legally trained compliance officers, the UConn School of Law has established an LLM that provides a strong legal foundation in governance, risk management and compliance. A rich curriculum will allow students to specialize in one area. (Pending ABA acquiescence.)