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Estate Planning

The John Marshall Law School

12 months
1500 USD/credit
1500 USD/credit
1200 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The LLM in Estate Planning at The John Marshall Law School is designed for lawyers interested in developing an expertise in the estate planning arena. 


The Estate Planning program at The John Marshall Law School 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.

Learning outcomes

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed JD Application
  • Application Fee: The application fee has been waived.
  • 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
  • Photocopy of valid, biographical passport page

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    1200 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1200 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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