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University of Houston Law Center - LL.M. Program Overview

Contact llm@uh.edu or 713-743-2890 for spring 2015 application information (Applicants with US law degree, only)

If you earned your law degree outside of the United States, you can only apply for admission to the fall start date. To learn more about our LL.M. programs join us for an information session scheduled for October 10th. For more information, to schedule a visit, or register for an information session, contact pfortner@central.uh.edu

Earning your Master of Laws from the University of Houston Law Center is a great way to earn a degree of distinction. Our Tier One law school offers LL.M. students from across the globe a number of advantages. Our faculty are leaders in their respective fields and they blend groundbreaking scholarship with an innate love of teaching.  We have renowned specialty programs with two (Health Law and Intellectual Property & Information Law) ranked in the Top Ten according to U.S. News & World Report. The program at the University of Houston Law Center was recognized by the Financial Times of London as being one of the most innovative in the world.

With more than 200 courses, UH Law Center’s LL.M. curriculum is one of the most extensive in the nation. Located in Houston, students will study in the nation’s fourth-largest city, which is also a global leader in healthcare, energy, international business and other disciplines. We offer six distinct programs that allow students to select a program that supports their professional and personal goals.

Program requirements can be met in two semesters (fall and spring).  LL.M. students have the option of attending on a part-time basis, which allows up to three years to complete the program. Students must be continuously enrolled every fall and spring semester, and foreign students are responsible for complying with all visa restrictions or requirements.