International Legal Studies (L.L.M.)

International Legal Studies (L.L.M.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
JURI 600Foundations of Law3
JURI 690Legal Research and Writing I - Capstone3
JURI 695Legal Research and Writing II - Capstone3
Choose 15 credit hours of the following:15
Jurisprudence/Legal History
Law and Economics
International Business Law
International Public Law
International Trade Law
International Law and Diplomacy
The Law of Armed Conflict
International Human Rights Law
Total Hours24

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 24 hours
  • A minimum of 18 hours must be completed through Liberty University, not to include credits from a prior degree earned through Liberty
  • A maximum of 6 hours of transfer credit, including credit from a degree on the same academic level previously earned through Liberty, may be applied to the degree
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
JURI 600 Foundations of Law 1 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Second Semester
JURI 690 Legal Research and Writing I - Capstone 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
Third Semester
JURI 695 Legal Research and Writing II - Capstone 3
Juris Master Law Elective 2 3
 Total Hours24

Course must be completed during the first term of enrollment in the program


Choose one of the following courses: JURI 610, JURI 620, JURI 630, JURI 640, JURI 650, JURI 660, JURI 670, or JURI 680

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