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LL.M. On Campus

Law and Government

American University Washington DC

12 months
Duration
57818 USD/year
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About

Law and Government from American University Washington DC is focused on the law of government, emphasizing the legal regulation of both the private and public realms of U.S. society.  

Overview

Law and Government from American University Washington DC curriculum is especially deep in federal law and includes offerings dealings with states and localities and with international and global issues, reflecting the increasing interdependence of world society.

Students at Law and Government from American University Washington DC will:

  • develop credentials, skills, and experience in order to maximize their opportunities upon entering the legal profession;

  • use the LL.M. Program to re-tool and re-direct their careers, switching from one field of expertise to another;

  • sharpen their knowledge of established specialties or to broaden their expertise as a prelude to professional reinvention; and

  • satisfy personal and intellectual plans to study and write about subjects of deep interest to them.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Law & Policy
  • Environmental Law & Policy
  • Health Law & Policy
  • Immigration Law & Policy
  • Labor and Employment Law & Policy
  • National Security Law & Policy
  • Criminal Law
  • Disability Rights
  • Gender & the Law
  • Law, Politics and Legislation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

  • Hold a Juris Doctor (JD) from a US law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or a first degree in law from a foreign law school with equivalent standards. 
  • Submit a completed application form along with supporting documents before the application deadline
  • International applicants must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    57818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28909 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    57818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28909 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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