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Elder Law

Stetson University

24 months
Duration
1400 USD/credit 42000 USD/year
1400 USD/credit 42000 USD/year
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About

As the nation's elder population rises, so has the need for experts in the specialized field of elder law. The Elder Law program of Stetson University offers attorneys a convenient online curriculum from which students can advance their legal education without relocating or interrupting their professional careers.

Overview

Distinguish Yourself with the Elder Law program of Stetson University

  • Study when convenient to your schedule
  • Complete your degree online in less than two years
  • Includes attendance at Stetson's annual Special Needs Trust conference as part of three-day in-person course
  • Access to Stetson's online library resources for elder law
  • Quarterly webinars on practice skills
  • Partial scholarships available for a limited number of students

Elder Law Faculty

Courses will be taught by talented full-time faculty and adjunct professors. The program is directed by Roberta Flowers, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Excellence in Elder Law. A past prosecutor in both the state and federal system.  Professor Flowers has more than 20 years of teaching experience and has been recognized with numerous national awards for her service and is active in several professional associations. 

Personal attention to student needs is one of the hallmarks of Stetson's educational philosophy. Our faculty and staff are committed to a supportive environment for academic and professional growth whether the students are participating across the classroom or halfway around the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aging and the Law
  • Long-Term Care Planning
  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning for the Elder Law Client
  • Ethics in the Practice of Elder Law
  • Guardianship and Alternatives
  • Retirement Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the LL.M. program in Elder Law must have a strong interest in elder law and experience working in elder law or related fields is helpful but not required.
  • Applicants must also be proficient in the English language and hold a law degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, or must hold a first law degree from a foreign law school approved by the appropriate authority in that country.
  • Applicants who received their first law degree from a U.S. law school that is not, or at the time of the applicant's graduation was not, accredited by the American Bar Association may be considered for admission if the applicant (1) is licensed to practice law in at least one state within the U.S., (2) can provide a certificate of good standing from that state's bar, and (3) has a strong interest in or experience in Elder Law or related areas of practice.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    42000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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