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

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 curriculum is one of the most extensive of LL.M. programs in the U.S. 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.

In October 2014, the Supreme Court of Texas published revisions to the Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Texas.  Licensed  foreign-trained lawyers may now  take the Texas Bar Exam after completing a U.S. LL.M. program accredited by the American Bar Association,  such as that offered by the University of Houston Law Center. 

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For more information or to request a brochure, send a request to . The spring 2018 and fall 2018 applications are available on the Law School Admission Council, LSAC, website,