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Tribal Policy, Law, and Government

Arizona State University

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Tribal Policy, Law, and Government program from Arizona State University is designed for lawyers and law school graduates who desire to work on issues related to tribal law and federal Indian law at the professional and academic levels.

Overview

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law is a leading institution in producing graduates specializing in Indian law. The College of Law is also home to the nationally known Indian Legal Program, established in 1988.

The Tribal Policy, Law, and Government program from Arizona State University provides students with a detailed understanding of the nature of tribal government and of law and policy development within the domestic federal structure. Candidates benefit from the extensive resources committed to the Indian legal program, including a director and staff and an Indian law clinic with its own full-time director and staff.

The core curricular offerings focus on domestic tribal law, federal Indian law and American institutions of law and government. The program explores the expression of domestic law within contemporary administrative, governmental and judicial institutions.

ASU is located in the heart of the southwestern U.S., home to roughly one-third of the native population in the U.S. and where many of the largest Indian nations in the country are located. The university is the academic home for several nationally known scholars who do research on American Indian issues, and it houses many unique resources for such scholarship, including the Labriola Collection at Hayden Library.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Resources
  • Indian Gaming
  • Tribal Law and Government
  • Economic Development in Indian Country
  • Contemporary Issues in Tribal Economic Development
  • Indian Law and Taxation
  • Federal Advocacy for the Tribal Client

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and College of Law English proficiency requirements.

Admission to the program is competitive. In order to be admitted, an applicant must have completed a JD degree or law degree at a foreign institution that would qualify the applicant to practice law or pursue license to practice in that country and have submitted a complete application to the program.

For an application to be considered complete, it must include the following:

  • the completed LLM application form
  • the required application fee
  • a resume that does not exceed three
  • a statement of interest that does not exceed 1,250 words
  • transcripts
  • two letters of recommendation
  • a writing sample

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25200 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23544 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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