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Master of Laws - American Legal Studies

Widener University-Delaware Law School

12 months
1793 USD/credit 53790 USD/year
1793 USD/credit 53790 USD/year
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The Master of Laws - American Legal Studies program at Widener University-Delaware Law School s designed for attorneys from the U.S. and abroad who seek to expand their knowledge in a specialized area of current practice—or who want to develop a new area of legal expertise. 


Delaware Law offers master of laws programs on its campus located in Wilmington, Delaware. There are several unique concentrations from which to choose. 

Learning outcomes

Master of Laws - American Legal Studies students at Widener University-Delaware Law School who choose to complete a master of laws program at Delaware Law School in a seated class format, may enjoy campus life with our on-campus housing, access to exercise facilities, involvement in student clubs, and the opportunity to visit local courthouses and government.

Available only to foreign-educated students who have completed a first degree in law from an academically qualified non-U.S. law school. This concentration can help foreign-trained attorneys prepare for a bar exam and legal practice in the United States. LLM American Legal System and LLM Research, Writing, and Analysis courses are required, as well as Professional Responsibility.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Criminal Procedure I and II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • The applicant must submit a resume. There is no page limit.
  • Personal StatementThe applicant is required to submit a 2-page word statement of educational and professional goals, double-spaced, that will serve as both a statement of purpose and a writing sample. The thoughts and words of the statement must be uniquely those of the applicant. With the exception of basic proofreading, no other(s) may assist in the creation of this statement.
  • Letters of RecommendationThe applicant must submit two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s academic and professional potential. Letters of recommendation must identify you as a graduate program applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1793 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    53790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1793 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

1070 - 1640 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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