LL.M. Programs

For law graduates who wish to pursue a post-J.D. degree, Southwestern offers two Master of Laws programs—a General LL.M. and the Entertainment and Media Law LL.M.

GENERAL LL.M. (Individualized Studies)

Southwestern's flexible General Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program is designed for students who have already earned a law degree in the United States or abroad, and would like to expand their legal studies according to their own personal and professional goals. Students work closely with faculty to develop a detailed course of study tailored to their own interests from a comprehensive selection of over 150 electives and core courses.

A special LL.M. in Civil Liberties and Human Rights or Advocacy is available to outstanding Argentine lawyers who are selected for Southwestern's Fulbright-Jose Siderman Human Rights Fellowship.

A Dual Degree “Global LL.M.” is available for students beginning their studies at Jindal Global Law School in India, resulting in two masters’ degrees in three semesters. Click here to apply.

If you have any questions contact Southwestern's General LL.M. Program.



Drawing on the resources and activities of the law school's Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute, Southwestern established the first Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Entertainment and Media Law in the country. This exciting program is designed to prepare the next generation of effective and talented entertainment, media and intellectual property lawyers.