The LLM programs at Fordham University's School of Law start up in January and August of each year. Applications for Spring 2018 are open until 1 October 2017. Prospective LLM students still have time by January to acquire a specialized Masters of Law education from one of the most highly regarded law schools in the country .
With its continued commitment to academic excellence, its highly selective admission standards and its unparalleled graduate employment record, Fordham Law is without question, a leading force in legal education. Currently, it offers eight LLM courses, namely:
- LLM in Corporate Compliance
- LLM in International Law & Justice
- LLM in Banking, Corporate & Finance Law
- LLM in International Dispute Resolution
- LLM in Fashion Law
- LLM in International Business & Trade Law
- LLM in Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law
All Master of Laws courses can be taken full-time or part-time for 9 months or 2 years. All of the LLM degrees are designed to help students enhance their legal knowledge and specialize in a specific field of law. LLM students are provided the option of staying on for another semester to accomplish another LLM concentration.
The tuition and fees for all LLM programs is $57,385 for the entire program. International and US students are eligible to undertake the LLM courses if they have a prior law degree. American students must be a graduate from an ABA-accredited law school while those from overseas should also have a law degree from a recognized foreign law school equivalent to an ABA-approved US institution.
Other factors to be considered before acceptance are academic performance, reference letters, legal experience, class standing, career plans, extracurricular activities, membership in journal reviews and other law publications, and English proficiency of 100 for TOEFL (internet based) or 7.0 for IELTS.