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Estate Planning, LL.M.

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Our LLM in Estate Planning is designed for lawyers interested in developing an expertise in the estate planning arena. 
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Overview

The program is available entirely online. This will enable students to tailor their academic schedules consistent with their other obligations, and conveniently participate in the program at home, the office, or even while commuting.

The degree provides lawyers the opportunity to become practice-ready in the estate planning arena. Courses will be taught by law professors and practicing estate planners so that students will develop both a firm theoretical foundation in the subject as well as a thorough understanding of how to apply what they have learned. Program graduates will be prepared for a variety of different career options, including but not limited to, work in law firms, wealth management concerns, financial planning groups, trust departments, insurance companies, and fund-raising divisions of universities and other non-profit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Estate Planning
  • Estates & Trusts Admin & Post-Mortem
  • Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts
  • Wealth Transfer Taxation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

Completed applications must include:

  • Completed JD Application, MJ Application, or LLM Application
  • Application Fee: There is no application fee.
  • International Supplement Form
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS Test Scores
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation (academic/professional reference in English)
  • Personal Statement
  • Updated Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample (MJ applicants only)
  • Photocopy of Attorney/Agent License (Summer IP Institute only)
  • Photocopy of valid, biographical passport page

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1500 USD/credit
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  • National

    1500 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    1200 USD/credit
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